Directors and Leadership

M. Terry Turner

M. Terry Turner

M. Terry Turner
President and Chief Executive Officer, Director since February 28, 2000

Terry Turner has served as president and chief executive officer of Pinnacle Financial Partners since its founding in 2000. He is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he received his bachelor's degree in Industrial Management in 1976. Following his graduation, Turner worked for Arthur Andersen & Company as a consultant in Atlanta, Georgia. He joined one of his clients, Park National Bank in Knoxville, Tennessee in 1979, where he held various management positions before that bank was acquired by First American National Bank in Nashville, Tennessee. Turner served in various executive positions at First American including President of the General Bank and President of the Investment Services Group.

During Turner's tenure in Nashville, he has served as chairman of the board of the Nashville Sports Council, advisory board chairman for the Salvation Army, member of the board of trustees of Belmont University, a member of the board of governors of the Nashville Chamber of Commerce and board member of the Nashville branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

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