MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 21, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pam Fansler, whose banking career in Knoxville has spanned more than four decades, will become chairman of First Tennessee Bank's East Tennessee region as Dave Miller, executive vice president of consumer banking, moves into Fansler's position as region president. The changes will take place March 1 as Fansler prepares to retire in July.
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"Pam Fansler has been the face of First Tennessee in Knoxville for 15 years, and she will continue to provide community leadership, mentoring and business development as she works with Dave Miller on his transition into her former role," said David Popwell, president of banking for First Tennessee's parent company, First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN). "Pam and I carefully considered which of the talented bankers on our team could best fill the president's role and carry on the strong First Tennessee traditions in East Tennessee. Dave Miller was the obvious choice to fill this important position." During his 22-year career with First Tennessee Miller, 46, has held leadership roles in marketing and corporate strategy and investor relations, where he earned national honors from IR Magazine and Institutional Investor. As the executive overseeing First Tennessee's retail, private client and wealth management teams and digital and consumer product strategy, he has been a member of the company's 15-member Executive Management Committee. Miller has been active in the Memphis community, having served on the boards of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis, United Way, the Better Business Bureau, Families Matter, the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis and the First Tennessee Foundation. He is a native of Buffalo, N.Y., and earned a degree in physical sciences from Harvard University. He and his family will complete their move to Knoxville in the next few weeks.