Vanessa Spickard joined Pinnacle Financial Partners as a senior vice president and office leader for Pinnacle’s W. Baddour Parkway office in Lebanon.
“Vanessa’s experience and local involvement will be great assets as she demonstrates our commitment to clients and the community,” said Lee Campbell, Pinnacle’s area manager for Wilson County. “We’re delighted to have her on board.”
Carol Ann Griffin, who served as office leader and financial advisor for Pinnacle’s W. Baddour Parkway location for seven years, will devote all of her time to her financial advisor role.
Spickard has 12 years of financial services experience. She most recently served as branch manager of SunTrust Bank’s Mt. Juliet financial center.
She is active in the community through her involvement with the chambers of commerce in Lebanon and Mt. Juliet. Spickard also serves on the boards of the Wilson County Fair and Empower Me Day Camp.
She earned her associate’s degree from Volunteer State Community College.
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 $5.6 billion in assets as of March 31. At that time, Pinnacle was the second-largest bank holding company headquartered in Tennessee, with 29 offices in eight Middle Tennessee counties and four offices in Knoxville. Additionally, Great Place to Work named Pinnacle one of the best workplaces in the U.S. on its 2013 Best Small and Medium Workplaces list published in Fortune magazine. The American Banker also recognized Pinnacle as the 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 pnfp.com.