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  • David T. Popwell

    David T. Popwell

    President of Banking
    First Tennessee Bank

    David Popwell is president of banking for First Tennessee Bank and is responsible for the day-to-day operation of all customer-facing activities of First Tennessee Bank. He joined the company in 2007.

    Prior to joining First Tennessee, David held various executive positions. He was chairman, president and CEO of SunTrust bank in Memphis; executive vice president of National Commerce Financial Corporation; and shareholder with the law firm Baker, Donelson, Bearman, and Caldwell.

    David earned a bachelor of science in business administration from the University of Alabama, a Juris Doctorate from Washington and Lee University School of Law and a master of laws in taxation from New York University School of Law.