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  • Rita Mitchell

    Rita Mitchell, CRC®

    Executive Vice President & Manager, Middle Tennessee,
    Private Client Services, First Tennessee Bank

    511 Union Street, Ste 400, Nashville, TN 37219


    • 32 years of financial services experience
    • Eight years of experience with First Tennessee Bank


    • Bachelor of Science from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville
    • Licensed insurance representative in the areas of life, health and property and casualty
    • Holds series 6, 7, 24, 63 and 66 licenses through the National Association of Securities Dealers
    • Holds the Certified Retirement Counselor certification from the International Foundation of Retirement Education
    • A graduate of the Advanced Minority Business Program of the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College


    • YWCA, Board of Directors, Chair 2009-2011
    • CABLE, Board of Directors, 2009-2011
    • Tennessee Supreme Court, Board of Professional Responsibility, Board Member
    • Nashville Local Organizing Committee - 2014 NCAA Women's Final Four, Board Member
    • The Women's Fund, Board Member
    • CABLE, ATHENA Chair 2009-2010
    • Tennessee Women's Forum, Member
    • Leadership Nashville Alumni Association, Member
    • Rotary Club of Nashville, Member
    • 2008 Women's Economic Summit, Middle Tennessee Honorary Chair


    • 1997 U. S. Small Business Administration Women Advocate of the Year
    • 1998 Centennial Leader Award, University of Tennessee, College of Human Ecology
    • 2012, 2011, 2007, 2006, 1999, 1997, 1994 Athena Award Nominee
    • 2008 Women of Influence Award, Nashville Business Journal, Mentor Category
    • 2008 Thurgood Marshall College Fund Award of Excellence
    • 2010 CABLE, Civic Outreach Award


    "As Relationship Managers in our Private Client Group, our job is to help our customers reach their short-term and long-term financial goals. We at First Tennessee do this through active financial planning and financial team management. Everything we do is based on one resounding principal: always have the client's best interests in mind."