Pinnacle Introduces Apple Pay for Consumer Credit, Debit Cardholders

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Pinnacle Introduces Apple Pay for Consumer Credit, Debit Cardholders

August 06, 2015

Pinnacle Financial Partners consumer clients who use the firm’s consumer credit or debit cards now can make purchases through Apple Pay. Pinnacle is in the first 15 percent of banks in the nation to offer their cards on the Apple Pay platform.

Apple Pay allows users to make purchases at many retailers with the touch of a finger. Clients with consumer accounts can get started by loading their Pinnacle credit or debit cards on their iPhone 6 or Apple Watch. When they’re ready to pay, users hold the device near a contactless reader with their finger on Touch ID. Apple Pay also allows users to pay for a variety of online purchases in apps.

“Pinnacle is excited to be one of the first community banks in Tennessee to offer Apple Pay to all of our consumer clients with one of our credit or debit cards,” said Jamie Sweeney, Pinnacle’s senior product manager. “We are laser focused on making our clients’ financial needs as convenient as possible, which includes offering flexible financial payment options.”

Consumer clients can add a Pinnacle debit or credit card by opening the Passbook app on their iPhone, then swiping down and tapping the plus sign. From there, the device’s camera can enter the card information automatically, or it can be entered manually. More information is available at

Pinnacle Financial Partners provides a full range of banking, investment, trust, mortgage and insurance products and services designed for businesses and their owners and individuals interested in a comprehensive relationship with their financial institution.

The firm began operations in a single downtown Nashville location in October 2000 and has since grown to approximately $6.5 billion in assets at June 30, 2015. At June 30, 2015, Pinnacle is the second-largest bank holding company headquartered in Tennessee, with 29 offices in eight Middle Tennessee counties and five offices in Knoxville. The firm expanded to West Tennessee in April 2015 with a loan-production office in Memphis. Additionally, Great Place to Work® named Pinnacle one of the best workplaces in the United States on its 2014 Best Small & Medium Workplaces list published in FORTUNE magazine. The American Banker also recognized Pinnacle as the second best bank to work for in the country.

Additional information concerning Pinnacle, which is included in the NASDAQ Financial-100 Index, can be accessed at