Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. (Nasdaq/NGS: PNFP) today announced that it will participate in the 3 rd Annual Stephens Bank CEO Forum in Little Rock, Ark. on Sept. 11-12, 2013. Harold R. Carpenter, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will represent the company at the forum. 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 almost $5.4 billion in assets at June 30, 2013. At June 30, 2013, Pinnacle is the second-largest bank holding company headquartered in Tennessee, with 29 offices in eight Middle Tennessee counties and four offices in Knoxville. Additional information concerning Pinnacle, which was recently added to the NASDAQ Financial-100 Index, can be accessed at www.pnfp.com.