Our Recognition

First Horizon is honored to be recognized locally and nationally for our products and services.

We are especially proud of the honors we have earned for our community service and strong Firstpower company culture.

Below are some of our honors:


World’s Best Banks

Forbes, 2019

Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance

Fortune, 2017, 2019

Best Bank to Work for

American Banker, 2013-2018

Phoenix-Hecht Quality Index™

Excellence in Middle Market Banking, 2016-2019

2018 Greenwich Excellence Awards

Earned 25 awards for outstanding service for Business Banking
Received 12 awards in the Small Business Banking category
Received nine awards in the Middle Market Banking category
Received four Best Brand Awards

2018 Greenwich CX Leaders

Customer Experience Leadership in Commercial Small Business and Commercial Middle Market Banking

Fifth Most Reputable Bank in the U.S.

American Banker, 2017

2017 Greenwich Excellence Awards

Earned 23 awards for outstanding service for Business Banking
Received 11 awards in the Small Business Banking category
Received eight awards in the Middle Market Banking category
Received four regional awards

Financial Services Roundtable

Community Service Leadership Award, 2010, 2017

2016 Greenwich Excellence Awards

Earned 20 awards in Middle Market and Small Business Banking

2016 Greenwich Best Brand Awards for Small Business Banking

Honored in "ease of doing business" and "trust" categories

2016 Greenwich Excellence Award for Wealth Management and Personal Investment Services

FTB Advisors honored in “customer service” category

Elite 100 List of Top Technology Innovators

InformationWeek 500, 2010-2014, 2016

Top Financial and Banking Company

Professional Women’s Magazine, Best of the Best, 2016

2016 Phoenix-Hecht Treasury Management Quality Index™

Top grades for customer service and overall relationship manager effectiveness

2015 Greenwich Excellence Awards

22 awards in Small Business and Middle Market Banking

Grand Prix Award – Best Overall Investor Relations

IR Magazine, 2009


Inclusion Index

Diversity Best Practices, 2019

Top 50 Companies for Executive Women

National Association for Female Executives in 2009, 2012-2019

Best Workplaces for Women

Fortune Magazine, 2017-2019

Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

Bloomberg, 2018 – 2019

America’s Best Midsize Employers

Forbes, 2018

100 Best Companies for Working Mothers

Working Mother magazine's annual list of the 100 Best Companies in 1995 - 2018

100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces in America

Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, 2009 - 2018

Best Workplaces for Diversity

Fortune, 2017-2018

Profiles in Diversity Journal

International Diversity Innovation Award - Top 10, 2017
International Diversity Innovation Award - Honorary Mention, 2016
Diversity Leader Award - 2017, 2018
International Diversity Innovation Award - Top 10, 2014

Gold-Fit Friendly Worksite

American Heart Association, 2016 - 2018

Best Companies for Multicultural Women

Working Mother magazine, 2017

Best Workplaces for Parents

Fortune, 2017

CEO Cancer Gold Standard Employer

CEO Roundtable of Cancer, 2011-2017

Top LGBT-inclusive Business

Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 2017

Training Top 125

Training magazine, 2012-2017

Top 10 CEOs Who Had a Good Year

Chairman and CEO Bryan Jordan
American Banker, 2016

Institutional Investor magazine, mid-cap category

Best Investor Relations Company, 2010 and 2015
Best IR Professional, 2010 and 2015
Best CEO, 2010 and 2013
All-American Executive Team, 2010
Best CFO, 2010

No. 27 among America’s 500 Best Employers

Forbes Magazine, 2015

Hermes Platinum Award

Community Investment and Social Media Campaigns for First Tennessee Foundation’s 150 Days of Giving, 2015

Excellence in Community Service

First Tennessee Foundation’s 150 Days of Giving
Communitas Awards, 2015

Top Investor Relations Company

Institutional Investor magazine, 2014

Top Diversity Employer

Professional Women's Multicultural Magazine, 2013-2014


Top Workplaces: Clued-in Senior Management

Knoxville News Sentinel, 2019

Best Bank in Knoxville

Knoxville News Sentinel 2001-2018

Best Bank in Memphis

Memphis Flyer Best of Memphis readers’ poll, 2004-2018

Top Workplaces in Memphis

Commercial Appeal, 2014-2018

Best Places to Work in Memphis

The Memphis Business Journal, 2015-2018

Best Bank for 11 straight years in Chattanooga

Chattanooga Times Free Press, 2008-2018

Top Bank in State of Tennessee

Money, 2017

Best Bank in Memphis

Best in Black Awards, Tri-State Defender, 2017

Best Bank in Johnson City, TN

Johnson City Press, 2017

Most Impactful Large Business in Knoxville

Young Professionals of Knoxville, 2017

Best Financial Institution in Nashville

The Tennessean's Toast of Music City Awards, 2015-2017

Top Workplaces in Nashville

The Tennessean, 2015-2017

Best Bank in Nashville

Greater Nashville House & Home & Garden, 2017

People’s Choice Award in Greeneville, TN

The Greeneville Sun, 2017

CEO Culture of Health

Memphis Business Group on Health, 2014-2016

Bryan Jordan CEO of the year

Inside Memphis Business magazine, 2016

Favorite Bank in Memphis

Commercial Appeal's Memphis Most readers’ poll, 2015 - 2016

Best Bank in Kingsport, TN

Kingsport Times-News readers’ poll, 2015

Best Bank in Memphis

Yelp, 2014

Best Bank in Jefferson County, TN

Standard Banner, 2014

Healthier Tennessee Workplace

Gov. Bill Haslam's health and wellness initiative, 2014