D. Bryan Jordan at HOPE Inside First Tennessee Bank grand opening ceremony.

D. Bryan Jordan at HOPE Inside First Tennessee Bank grand opening ceremony.


Global financial dignity and economic empowerment leader, Operation HOPE, Inc., recently named First Horizon National Corporation Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, D. Bryan Jordan, to its executive board of directors.

“D. Bryan Jordan is not only a first class and highly respected leader, who has spearheaded impressive growth for an institution with 150 years of history in Tennessee alone, he is also one who genuinely cares about, and is engaged in this thing we call community,” said Operation HOPE, Inc. Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, John Hope Bryant.

First Horizon National Corporation is one of the 40 largest publicly traded banking organizations in the United States in terms of asset size, with $25 billion in assets and 4,200 employees. First Horizon’s two major brands – First Tennessee and FTN Financial – provide customers with a broad range of products and services. First Tennessee provides retail and commercial banking services throughout Tennessee and other selected markets and is the largest bank headquartered in the state of Tennessee. FTN Financial is an industry leader in fixed income sales, trading, and strategies for institutional clients in the U.S. and abroad.

Before joining First Horizon, Jordan was chief financial officer at Regions Financial Corp. His experience also includes positions at Wachovia (formerly First Union Corp.) and KPMG. Jordan is an active member of the community and serves on numerous local and national boards. He is currently chair of Memphis Tomorrow, the Mid-Size Bank Coalition of America and Youth Villages. He also serves on the board of AutoZone Inc., the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, the Tennessee Bankers Association and HOPE global board.

First Tennessee Bank and Operation HOPE have partnered to impact the community by equipping people with the financial tools and training required to ensure their financial wellbeing through HOPE Inside First Tennessee Bank locations across the state. Since 2014, HOPE Inside offices at First Tennessee branches have provided credit counseling to more than 2,400 participants through the 700 Credit Score Communities Program, which provides education on budgeting, debt management and building wealth.

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