Knoxville, Tenn. (August 12, 2019) – First Tennessee Bank, a member of the First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN) family of companies, that also includes Capital Bank, recently announced several promotions and transfers within its network of financial centers in Knoxville.

“Our financial center managers are the backbone of our retail delivery system,” said Dave Miller, First Tennessee’s regional president of East Tennessee. “Their leadership defines the customer experience in our financial centers, serving individuals, small business, and often large business customers.

Kimber Cato has been promoted to financial center manager of the South Knoxville location, having served as a teller for two and a half years and as a universal banker for one and a half years. A graduate of Walters State, Cato holds annuity, life, and Nationwide Mortgage License System (NMLS) licenses. 

Patrick McMahon is the new financial center manager for the University location. He worked for two years in the mortgage industry before joining First Tennessee in February 2019 and is a graduate of the University of North Carolina – Pembroke. He serves on the board of the Cumberland Avenue Merchants Association.

Andrew Pankratz is the new financial center manager at the Northshore financial center. He has three years of financial industry experience in a variety of roles at First Tennessee in addition to four years of management experience in the retail apparel industry. He holds a BS in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee and is certified in life insurance and annuity sales. His volunteer service includes serving as a Loaned Executive for the United Way of Greater Knoxville.

Pam Scott is the new financial center manager of the Campbell Station location. She has seventeen years of banking experience and has received 35 company awards.

Pamela Waddell is the new financial center manager at the Knoxville Main office. She has 31 years of experience at First Tennessee with seventeen years at the downtown Knoxville location. She holds licenses in life insurance and Series 6 and has achieved numerous company awards.

First Tennessee has twenty branches in Knoxville and is Knox County’s market share leader with almost 20% share. Its parent company First Horizon National Corporation, announced in June that it will bring together its family of companies under a unified set of brand names and a new logo. In the fall, Capital Bank, First Tennessee Bank, FTB Advisors, and FTN Financial will become First Horizon Bank, First Horizon Advisors and FHN Financial, respectively. The unification of First Horizon’s banking, wealth management and fixed income businesses under a common First Horizon brand represents an important step in the company’s transformation strategy.


About First Tennessee Bank

First Tennessee Bank National Association, operating as First Tennessee Bank and Capital Bank, has the largest deposit market share in Tennessee and operates more than 250 branches across the Southeast. Capital Bank, First Tennessee Bank, FTB Advisors, and FTN Financial are part of First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN). The company’s banking subsidiary was founded in 1864 and has the 14th oldest national bank charter in the country. FTB Advisors wealth management group has more than 300 financial professionals and about $4.8 billion in assets under management. FTN Financial is a capital markets industry leader in fixed income sales, trading and strategies for institutional customers in the U.S. and abroad. The company has been ranked by American Banker magazine among the Top 10 Most Reputable U.S. banks and as one of the nation’s best employers by the National Association for Female Executives and Fortune magazine. More information is available at