Our 2017 accomplishments were off the charts
The full timeline of our key milestones since 2000 is available here.
America’s Best Banks
Forbes names Pinnacle No. 24 on its 2017 list of America’s Best Banks. The publication examined raw numbers from financial data provider S&P Global Market Intelligence that shed light on growth, credit quality and profitability for the country’s 100 largest banks and thrifts.Mar09
100 Best Companies to Work For
Pinnacle ranks No. 34 on the 2017 list of FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, which is developed according to global research by consulting firm Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE. This is the first year Pinnacle has been eligible for the list, which evaluates firms with at least 1,000 employees.Mar28
Best Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance
Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE name Pinnacle one of the “Best Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance.” The ranking is based on surveys of more than 62,000 employees from leading financial firms.Mar29
50 Companies That Care
Pinnacle earns the No. 20 spot on People magazine’s inaugural “50 Companies That Care” list. The companies were selected based on the generosity of their benefits and charitable work, as well as personal accounts of the impact these organizations have made on the lives of their employees.
Entrepreneur of the Year
EY names Pinnacle President and CEO Terry Turner 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year for the Southeast region in the field of financial services.June23
Top Workplaces in Knoxville
Pinnacle places No. 1 on the Knoxville News Sentinel’s list of 2017’s Top Workplaces in the mid-size business category. The firm also won the special “Direction Award” for the highest percentage of associates saying that the company is headed in the right direction.July10
Community Bank of the Year
Pinnacle earns Preferred Lender Status from the U.S. Small Business Administration, significantly easing the application and approval process for SBA loans. The firm also earned Community Bank of the Year honors from SBA for the state of Tennessee.Aug28
Best Banks to Work For
American Banker names Pinnacle No. 6 on its list of the “Best Banks to Work For” in the U.S., its fifth year in a top spot.Sept11
100 Fastest-Growing Companies
FORTUNE magazine names Pinnacle to its list of the 100 Fastest-Growing Companies. The companies were ranked according to growth in revenues, profits and stock returns over a three-year period.
Best Workplaces for Women
Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE name Pinnacle one of the “Best Workplaces for Women.”Oct27
Best Place to Work in Memphis
Pinnacle is the best place to work in Memphis, according to the Memphis Business Journal. The firm took home 2017’s top “Best Place to Work” award in its category of companies up to 149 employees.Nov15
Deal of the Year
The M&A Advisor names the merger of Pinnacle and BNC the “Corporate/Strategic Deal of the Year (Over $1 Billion).”Nov16
Best Brand Awards
Greenwich Associates names Pinnacle one of its Best Brand Award winners for both Ease of Doing Business and Trust in small business and middle market banking.Dec06
Top 100 Bank Advisors
Bank Investment Consultant magazine names Pinnacle associate Brock Kidd No. 1 on its list of Top 100 Bank Advisors. Jamie Hare (No. 20), Brick Sturgeon (No. 47) and Barry Moody (No. 62) also earned spots on the annual ranking.