(MENAFNEditorial) MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Tennessee Bank is proud to announce that Kevin Lukassen has joined the company as senior vice president, Treasury Management head of sales. First Tennessee, FTB Advisors, and FTN Financial are part of First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:).
Lukassen will develop and oversee top level sales strategies, approach and execution for treasury management across all areas of the company. His concentration will be on building and refining teams to align with the strategic priorities of First Tennessee, which was recently named No. 5 among American Banker's Top 10 Most Reputable U.S. Banks.
'The addition of Kevin to head our Treasury go-to market efforts is important as we continue to grow both in Tennessee and in our recently acquired Capital Bank markets,' said Ron York, treasury executive for First Tennessee. 'His experience in building and running successful teams is valuable as we continue to enhance ways we connect with clients and deliver solutions that improve their treasury and payment processes.'
Lukassen is a financial services veteran with 30 years of experience in banking and two decades of experience in treasury management. Prior to joining First Tennessee, he held leadership positions at LaSalle Bank, Fifth Third Bank, and SunTrust. He has extensive experience as a relationship manager and as a leader of commercial banking.
Lukassen earned his undergraduate degree from Central Michigan University, he is a Certified Treasury Professional and is a 2016 graduate of the Lead Virginia Leadership Program. He will be based in Nashville, Tenn.
About First Tennessee and Capital Bank
Our First Tennessee and Capital Bank brands have the largest deposit market share in Tennessee, 350 branches across the southeast U.S., and one of the highest customer retention rates of any bank in the country. We have been ranked by American Banker as No. 5 among the Top 10 Most Reputable U.S. Banks. We were founded in 1864, have the 14th oldest national bank charter in the country, and have one of the highest customer retention rates of any bank in the country. Our FTB Advisors wealth management group has over 300 financial advisors and about $30 billion in assets under administration. FTN Financial, with 28 offices across the U.S., is a capital markets industry leader in fixed income sales, trading and strategies for institutional customers in the U.S. and abroad. First Tennessee, FTB Advisors, and FTN Financial are part of First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:). We have been recognized as one of the nation's best employers by Working Mother and American Banker magazines and the National Association for Female Executives. More information is available at .
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