Westman, with 12 years of financial services experience, comes to Pinnacle from Regions Bank, where he most recently was a branch manager. Prior roles included consumer lending relationship specialist with SunTrust Mortgage and an assistant branch manager for SunTrust Bank.
“Mike has served the South Carolina Coastal market his entire career, and his level of experience in consumer banking makes him an exceptional addition to our team,” said Rick Arthur, Pinnacle’s executive vice president of consumer banking in the Carolinas and Virginia.
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.