Jonathan Pennington Joins FirstBank as its New Chief Accounting Officer
Community bank enhances its senior management team
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 31, 2023)— Nashville-based FirstBank today announced Jonathan Pennington will serve as Chief Accounting Officer. Pennington will be responsible for managing, planning and coordinating all aspects of FirstBank’s accounting operations.
“With decades of experience and an impressive track record for success, we are confident that Jonathan’s expertise will elevate our community banking strategy and ensure the continued growth and stability of the organization,” said Michael Mettee, CFO at FirstBank.
As a Certified Public Accountant and longtime industry veteran, Pennington most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer of a notable fintech organization. Prior to that, he worked at a large financial institution in Birmingham for over 20 years and was the Chief Accounting Officer for the last six of those years.
“FirstBank is an industry leader that is deeply committed to the communities it serves,” said Pennington. “I look forward to working alongside FirstBank’s team members to drive positive change in how we meet the financial needs of our customers.”
Pennington was raised in Birmingham and graduated from Birmingham-Southern College with a B.S. in Accounting/Finance. His primary office will be in FirstBank’s corporate headquarters in downtown Nashville.
FirstBank, a wholly owned subsidiary of FB Financial Corporation (NYSE: FBK), has approximately $13.1 billion in total assets, ranking it in the top 3% of all U.S. commercial banks. Since 1906, local banking has remained at the forefront of FirstBank’s approach to serving businesses, families, and individuals within the communities it calls home. FirstBank is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, and has 82 full-service branches across Tennessee, South Central Kentucky, Alabama and North Georgia along with mortgage offices throughout the Southeast.
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