Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. (Nasdaq/NGS: PNFP) today said that its management will participate in the Sterne Agee Financial Institutions Investor Conference in Orlando, Fla., Feb. 13-14, 2012. M. Terry Turner, president and chief executive officer, and Harold R. Carpenter, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will represent the company at the conference. Pinnacle Financial Partners provides a full range of banking, investment, mortgage and insurance products and services designed for small- to mid-sized businesses and their owners and individuals interested in a comprehensive relationship with their financial institution. Comprehensive wealth management services, such as financial planning and trust, help clients increase, protect and distribute their assets. The firm began operations in a single downtown Nashville location in Oct. 2000 and has since grown to over $4.86 billion in assets at Dec. 31, 2011. At Dec. 31, 2011, Pinnacle is the second-largest bank holding company headquartered in Tennessee, with 29 offices in eight Middle Tennessee counties and three offices in Knoxville. The firm was also added to Standard & Poor’s SmallCap 600 index in 2009. Additional information concerning Pinnacle can be accessed at www.pnfp.com.