MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ronald J. York, CTP, has been promoted to treasury executive for First Tennessee Bank.  York will provide strategic direction for all aspects of the company's treasury management products and services, an important focus for First Tennessee, which was recently Top 5 among American Banker's Top 10 Most Reputable U.S. Banks.  York has been leading treasury and deposit acquisition for First Tennessee's Mid-Atlantic region, which includes the bank's markets in the Carolinas, Virginia and Florida.
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York previously held senior roles in treasury management for TD Bank and SunTrust Bank.  He was most recently senior vice president of treasury management sales for SunTrust's commercial regional markets.  He has extensive experience in both sales and strategy as well as specialty industry background in sectors including healthcare, commercial real estate and private wealth management.  He has overseen teams covering sectors from small business to commercial and large corporate clients. 

"Ron is a talented, experienced leader for our growing team of treasury management professionals who understand the unique and sometimes complex financial needs of our commercial customers," said David Popwell, president of banking for First Tennessee's parent company, First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN).  "Ron's deep expertise and leadership will help us build expand relationships and quickly become valued partners for First Tennessee's customers everywhere we do business." 

York earned his Bachelor of Science degree in marketing management from Thomas College.  He has been a Certified Treasury Professional since 1997.  

About First Tennessee Bank First Tennessee, the largest bank headquartered in Tennessee, was founded during the Civil War in 1864 and has the 14th oldest national bank charter and one of the highest customer retention rates of any bank in the country. The American Banker named First Tennessee No. 5 on its list of the Top 10 Most Reputable U.S. Banks.  The FTB Advisors wealth management group has 316 financial advisors and $28.5 billion in assets under administration. First Tennessee, FTN Financial and FTB Advisors are part of First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN), which has 4,300 employees. First Horizon has been recognized as one of the nation's best employers by Working Mother and American Banker. More information is available at

Contact:	James Dowd		901-523-4305JEDowd@FirstTennessee.comKim Cherry	901-523-4380