Mr. Turner is Pinnacle Financial Partners� President and Chief Executive Officer.� Mr. Turner is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology where he received his bachelor�s degree in Industrial Management in 1976.� Following his graduation, Mr. Turner worked for Arthur Andersen & Company as a consultant in Atlanta, Georgia and joined one of his clients, Park National Bank, Knoxville, Tennessee in 1979 where he held various management positions including senior vice president of the bank�s commercial division. �In 1985, Mr. Turner joined First American National Bank, Nashville, Tennessee as a result of its acquisition of Park National Bank.� During his tenure at First American, he served as President of the Investment Services Group and President of the General Bank.� In this capacity, Mr. Turner had oversight responsibility for $11.9 billion in deposits, $6.7 billion in loans, 391 branches and 4,600 employees.� Mr. Turner�s banking career in Nashville has covered 17 years and has entailed executive level responsibilities for almost all aspects of banking and investment operations.During Mr. Turner�s tenure in Nashville, he has served as chairman of the board of trustees at Brentwood Academy, advisory board chairman for the Salvation Army, member of the Chamber of Commerce Board of Governors and as vice chairman for the Southern Baptist Foundation.� Mr. Turner also served as a member of the Nashville Area Habitat for Humanity Advisory Board.Mr. Turner currently serves as a member of the Belmont Board of Trustees and the Board of the Tennessee Banker�s Organization.� Mr. Turner is an active member in the Chief Executive�s Organization, the World President�s Organization and a member of numerous local clubs and organizations including Leadership Nashville.�
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