Award-winning small business & middle market banking

First Tennessee’s business banking services are nationally recognized in a wide variety of categories. What that means for your business is that you can rely on us to consistently deliver superior service and smart, solutions-oriented thinking that offers you an advantage.

Here’s a snapshot of some of our recent recognition:

100 Best Companies for Working Mothers

Working Mother magazine's annual list of the 100 Best Companies since 1995


100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces in America

Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption since 2009


Best Workplaces for Women

Fortune Magazine, 2017


Best bank to work for

American Banker, 2013-2017


Fifth most reputable bank in the U.S.

American Banker, 2017


Best bank

Best in Black Awards, Tri-State Defender, 2017


Profiles in Diversity Journal

International Diversity Innovation Award - Top 10, 2017
International Diversity Innovation Award - Honorary Mention, 2016
Diversity Leader Award, 2016
International Diversity Innovation Award - Top 10, 2014


Financial Services Roundtable

Community Service Leadership Award Recipient, 2010


Best Companies for Multicultural Women

Working Mother magazine, 2017


Top Workplaces

The Tennessean, 2015-2017


Best bank for 16 straight years

Knoxville News Sentinel


Best Places to Work in Financial Services

Fortune Magazine, 2017


Top 50 Companies for Executive Women

National Association for Female Executives in 2009, 2012-2017


CEO Cancer Gold Standard Employer

CEO Roundtable of Cancer, 2011-2017


Best bank in Nashville

Greater Nashville House & Home & Garden, 2017


Greenwich Excellence Awards

20 awards in Middle Market and Small Business Banking (2016)
22 awards in Middle Market and Small Business Banking (2015)

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Phoenix-Hecht Treasury Management Quality Index™

Top grades for Middle Market Banking (2017)
Top grades for customer service and overall relationship manager effectiveness (2016)

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Bryan Jordan CEO of the year

Inside Memphis Business magazine, 2016


Top 10 CEOs Who Had a Good Year

Chairman and CEO Bryan Jordan, American Banker, 2016


2017 People’s Choice award

The Greeneville Sun


Best bank

Memphis Flyer Best of Memphis poll, 2004-2016


Best bank for nine straight years

Chattanooga Times Free Press, 2008-2016


Top Financial and Banking Company

Professional Women’s Magazine, Best of the Best, 2016


Favorite bank

Commercial Appeal's Memphis Most readers poll, 2016


Elite 100 List of Top Technology Innovators

InformationWeek 500, 2014, 2016


Institutional Investor magazine, mid-cap category

Best Investor Relations Company, 2010 and 2015
Best IR Professional, 2010 and 2015
Best CEO, 2010 and 2013
All-American Executive Team, 2010
Best CFO, 2010


Best bank

Commercial Appeal's Memphis Most readers poll, 2015


Best bank

Kingsport Times-News readers poll, 2015


2015 Hermes Platinum Award

Community Investment and Social Media Campaigns for First Tennessee Foundation’s 150 Days of Giving


2015 Communitas Awards

Excellence in Community Service for First Tennessee Foundation’s 150 Days of Giving


Institutional Investor magazine

Top investor relations company, 2014


Best bank in Memphis

Yelp, 2014


Best bank in Jefferson County, TN

Standard Banner, 2014


InformationWeek 500

Information Week's Top 500 for our excellent use of technology in support of corporate strategies, 2010-2013


Grand Prix Award

Best Overall Investor Relations IR Magazine, 2009

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