Susan Springfield is senior executive vice president, chief credit officer for First Horizon Corporation and has been in her current role since January 2013. She is responsible for identifying and managing existing and emerging credit risks for the corporation.
Prior to this role, Springfield was the commercial line of business executive and has held progressively senior roles in credit risk management, business strategy development and commercial banking during her 30-year career in the industry.
Springfield is actively engaged in the community, serving on the Board of Trustees for the University of Memphis, as a board member for the Family Safety Center and on the National Leadership Council for Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital Foundation. She is a past board member of several local organizations, including Hutchison School, SRVS, Streets Ministries, Le Bonheur Foundation, RISE Foundation, and Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis. Springfield received the Top 100 Women to Watch in the Country Award and Top 50 Women Who Make a Difference Award and was named to the Memphis Business Journal’s Super Women in Business Class of 2016. She was also named as a Woman of Excellence by the National Association of Female Executives in 2020.
Springfield holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in management and a Master of Business Administration degree in finance from the University of Memphis. She has also completed the Advanced Risk Management Program at the Wharton School of Business.