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Amy Howell joins Pinnacle Financial Partners, Blount County

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Amy Howell, mortage advisor assistant af Pinnacle Financial Partner; image submitted

MARYVILLE, TN – Amy Howell has joined Pinnacle Financial Partners as a mortgage advisor assistant. She is based at Pinnacle’s Maryville office at 837 W. Lamar Alexander Parkway.

“Amy’s level of experience in the mortgage industry and her commitment to excellent client service makes her a perfect fit for Pinnacle,” said Melinda Klier-Ogle, Pinnacle’s mortgage processing manager for Knoxville. “I am excited to see what she will help us accomplish for our clients.”

Howell brings 14 years of experience and comes to Pinnacle from Mortgage Investors Group in Lenoir City, where she was a mortgage processor. Other roles included serving as a post-closing auditor for Mortgage Investors Group in Knoxville and an office administrator for Century 21 Smoky Mountain Realty & Log Homes of the Smokies. Howell began her career in 2005 at Regions Bank in Maryville, where she served as an assistant branch manager.

She earned her bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Tennessee.

Howell is active in the community and has volunteered at Blount Recycles Day for Keep Blount Beautiful. She is a past president of the local chapter of Business Networking International and developed and taught basic banking and finance management for residents of Haven House Crisis Management Center.

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. Pinnacle earned a spot on FORTUNE’s 2019 list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For® in the U.S., its third consecutive appearance. American Banker recognized Pinnacle as one of America’s Best Banks to Work For six years in a row.

Pinnacle expanded to East Tennessee in 2007 by hiring a team of local financial services professionals to start an office in Knoxville. Pinnacle now operates five offices in Knox County, one in Oak Ridge and one in Maryville. The firm is the sixth-largest bank in the Knoxville MSA in terms of deposits.

The firm began operations in a single location in downtown Nashville, TN in October 2000 and has since grown to approximately $26.5 billion in assets as of June 30, 2019. 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

Published September 10, 2019

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