James Terry III Joins Pinnacle Financial Partners’ Insurance Arm

To serve as an insurance advisor for HPB Insurance Group

GREENVILLE, SC, June 13, 2018 – James Terry, III has joined Pinnacle Financial Partners’ subsidiary HPB Insurance Group as an insurance advisor to deliver distinctive service and effective advice in Greenville.

Terry began his insurance career in 2000 and comes to Pinnacle after six years with The Hartford, where he most recently served as a new business development representative in Greenville. Prior roles included commercial producer and senior sales executive with Sullivan Company LLC, president and broker at Insight Insurance Solutions LLC, and commercial account executive with Wachovia Insurance Services.

“Jay’s extensive experience as an insurance producer and his local involvement are a winning combination that will benefit our clients," said Melanie Shaffer a principal and co-manager of HPB Insurance. "He is an excellent addition to our team."

Terry earned his bachelor's degree from the University of South Carolina in Columbia. He has served on multiple boards and organizations including United Way Young Philanthropist Council, Ducks Unlimited, Greenville Saltwater Sportsmen’s Club and March of Dimes Greenville.

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 earned a place on FORTUNE’s 2017 and 2018 lists of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in the U.S., and American Banker recognized Pinnacle as the sixth-best bank to work for in 2017.

Pinnacle entered the South Carolina market in 2017 when it acquired BNC Bancorp. Pinnacle continues BNC’s practice of offering community bank service with the resources and sophistication of a larger firm.

The firm began operations in a single location in downtown Nashville, TN in October 2000 and has since grown to approximately $22.9 billion in assets as of March 31, 2018. As the second-largest bank holding company headquartered in Tennessee, Pinnacle operates in 11 primarily urban markets in Tennessee, the Carolinas and Virginia.

Additional information concerning Pinnacle, which is included in the NASDAQ Financial-100 Index, can be accessed at www.pnfp.com.