Asset Management Team

Jeff Francis

Jeff Francis

Jeff Francies
1111 Northshore Dr.
Knoxville, TN 37919
Phone: 865.766.3020

Jeff Francis serves as a senior vice president with Pinnacle Asset Management and offers securities as a financial advisor with Raymond James Financial Services, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC.

Jeff is part of the Knoxville Pinnacle Asset Management team. He works closely with Robert DeNovo and Jill Sutton to help clients accumulate, preserve and distribute their assets. Jeff’s role on the team is expertise in the asset accumulation and income distribution phases of the investment cycle.

Jeff’s experience in financial services began in 1994 as vice president and senior investment officer with First Tennessee.  He joined the Pinnacle Asset Management team in 2009. 

A star athlete, Jeff played quarterback in the NFL for the Los Angeles Raiders and the Cleveland Browns. He was starting quarterback (1986-1988) at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville.


  • Bachelor of Science, Business, The University of Tennessee

Licenses and Certifications

  • Series 7, 24, 52, 63 and 65 securities licenses
  • Tennessee Life and Health Insurance license

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Securities offered through Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. Member FINRA/SIPC, and are:

  • Not deposits
  • Not insured by the FDIC or any other government agency
  • Not guaranteed by Pinnacle Bank
  • Subject to risk, may lose value.  

Pinnacle Asset Management, Pinnacle Bank and Pinnacle Financial Partners are independent of Raymond James Financial Services Inc., an independent broker/dealer, Member FINRA/SIPC.

Raymond James financial advisors may only conduct business with residents of the states and/or jurisdictions for which they are properly registered. Therefore, a response to a request for information may be delayed. Please note that not all of the investments and services mentioned are available in every state. Investors outside of the United States are subject to securities and tax regulations within their applicable jurisdictions that are not addressed on this site. Contact your local Raymond James office for information and availability.

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