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  • Michael E. Kisber

    Michael E. Kisber

    President, FTN Financial
    First Horizon National Corporation

    Michael Kisber is president of FTN Financial. He is responsible for overseeing the capital markets division, a core business line of First Horizon National Corp., which provides fixed income products and services for the investment and banking community. FTN Financial is one of the largest fixed income dealers in the country, serving over 5,000 institutional customers in more than 50 countries. This includes approximately 40 percent of all domestic depository institutions with portfolios over $100 million and approximately 50 percent of all banks with portfolios over $100 million. With more than 170 sales representatives and 50 traders, FTN Financial conducts between 1,500 to 2,000 institutional trades and settles approximately $5 billion in transactions daily. On Jan. 1, 2011, Kisber became president of FTN Financial. He joined FTN Financial in 1993 as a sales representative. He became a sales manager in 2006, as a senior vice president. In 2008, he became director of fixed income as an executive vice president. Previously in international industrial sales for two Fortune 500 companies, he is a graduate of the University of Memphis. Kisber serves on the SIFMA Foundation Board of Directors and the University of Memphis Board of Visitors. In November 2013, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam awarded Kisber “Colonel, Aide de Camp, Governor’s staff,” the highest honor of Tennessee that may be awarded to a Tennessee citizen for outstanding achievement.