Pinnacle Ranked Nationally by Great Place to Work For, Advocates Statewide | Brentwood homepage

As of Thursday, four Pinnacle Financial Partners advisors have been recognized by Forbes and Fortune magazine has separately hailed the firm as a great place to work.

James Hare, Brock Kidd, Sam Oakley and Brick Sturgeon – all advisors to Pinnacle Asset Management – ​​were all listed as of April 7, 2022 as Raymond James Affiliate Advisors on Forbes”Top State Wealth Advisors” list in Tennessee. Developed by SHOOK Research, the list is based on a qualitative criteria algorithm, relying primarily on the combination of interviews and data, and advisors must have at least seven years of experience to be considered. The algorithm creates a hierarchy of importance for revenue trends, assets under management, compliance records, industry experience and best practices to evaluate advisors.

Oakley, a subsidiary of Raymond James since 2017, brings 38 years of experience in the financial services industry. Kidd, who joined Raymond James in 2000, has 29 years of experience. Hare joined the company in 2007 and has 24 years of experience. Sturgeon joined the team in 2002 and brings 32 years of experience.

In collaboration with FORTUNE magazine, Great Place to Work has published its latest list of 100 best companies to work for — a list that PFP has honored every year since 2017. During that time, the company grew from one state to six, doubled its staff and tripled its assets. This year, PFP ranked #28. The ranking is the product of analysis of survey responses from more than 4.5 million current US employees.

“Our successes have grown steadily because we made very deliberate investments in people and culture from the start,” said Terry Turner, President and CEO of Pinnacle. “The challenges of the past two years have shown the true power of continually investing in a great work environment and a culture that puts people first. Even during the “Big Resignation”, Pinnacle attracted new associates from vulnerable competitors at a record pace, driving growth, and we retained approximately 94% of our existing associates, making this growth sustainable. »

The survey through which the workforce data was collected revealed that 98% of Pinnacle employees rated the company as a great place to work. This percentile is 41 points higher than the national average among organizations according to Great Place to Work research. It’s also seven percentage points above the roster average.

“Two decades of delivering on our promise to be the best place to work and a track record of recruiting the most qualified and experienced professionals have prepared us for the challenges of 2020 and 2021,” said Turner. “I have never seen anything like this in my career, with partners coming together to move mountains because they are dedicated to the values, beliefs and culture of our firm. These are not just words on paper; it’s something customers feel and experience, and it’s what sets us apart from any other bank.

Similarly, Pinnacle has been recognized by American Banker as one of the best 10 best banks to work for in the United States and one of the six best places to work for both women and millennials. The bank has also won similar workplace awards locally, including #1 rankings in Knoxville, Memphis, and Nashville as well as the High Point-Greensboro-Winston Salem metro area in North Carolina; Charlotte, North Carolina; Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina and South Carolina. In Nashville specifically, PFP retired to top banks to work for the Hall of Fame after going No. 1 overall 10 straight times.

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