Pinnacle Financial Partners Hires Veteran Financial Advisor in Greensboro


Chris Hodgin joins the Green Valley team

August 03, 2022

Veteran banker Chris Hodgin has joined Pinnacle Financial Partners as a financial adviser in the Green Valley Road office.

“Chris has a long and successful career in the Greensboro market and consistently provides customers with effective service and advice,” said Jerry Bailey, Pinnacle’s regional manager for the Central North Carolina region. “We are the workplace of choice for the best bankers in our market, and Chris is a perfect example of the kind of talent attracted to the way we do business. He is an exceptional addition to our team.”

Hodgin brings 20 years of financial services experience from Wells Fargo where he served as a middle market relationship manager. Previously, he worked as Business Relationship Manager at SunTrust Bank, Business Development Manager at Fidelity Bank and Business Relationship Manager at Wachovia Bank.

Hodgin received a bachelor’s degree from Western Carolina University and attended the North Carolina School of Banking in Chapel Hill.

Pinnacle Financial Partners offers a full range of banking, investment, trust, mortgage and insurance products and services designed for businesses and their owners and individuals interested in a holistic relationship with their financial institution. The company is the No. 1 MSA bank of Nashville-Murfreesboro-Franklin, according to 2021 FDIC filing data, is listed by Forbes as one of the top 25 banks in the nation, and earned a spot on the 2022 Top 100 list. Best Companies at Work For® in the United States, its sixth consecutive appearance. American Banker has recognized Pinnacle as one of America’s Best Banks to Work for nine consecutive years and #1 among banks with over $11 billion in assets in 2021.

Pinnacle entered the North Carolina market in 2017 when it acquired BNC Bancorp, offering community banking service with the resources and sophistication of a large enterprise. Pinnacle is ranked as the #1 workplace in the Triad, Triangle and Charlotte markets, according to the list of Triad Business Journal, triangular business diary and Charlotte Observer.

The company began operations in a single location in downtown Nashville, TN in October 2000 and has since grown to approximately $40.1 billion in assets as of June 30, 2022. As the second largest company in Tennessee-headquartered banking portfolio, Pinnacle operates in 15 primarily urban Southeast markets.

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