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First Horizon Bank Appoints Key Coker as President – Dallas/Fort Worth Market

Chartwell Partners congratulates our placement Key Coker on his new role as President – Dallas/Fort Worth Market at First Horizon.  Coker will be responsible for leading the North Texas Metroplex for the bank.  As the First Horizon brand is new to the market, Coker will lead the evolution of the bank after its Iberia acquisition.  Coker comes to First Horizon from BBVA where he served as Dallas CEO, responsible for all Corporate, Commercial, Wealth Management and Business Banking activities for Dallas, North Texas and Northeast Texas markets.

“Key is a proven Dallas market leader known for building a successful banking business in the Metroplex,” said Scott Petty, Managing Partner of Chartwell Partners’ Financial Services Practice. 

About First Horizon

First Horizon Corp. (NYSE: FHN), with $87.9 billion in assets as of June 30, 2021, is a leading regional financial services company, dedicated to strengthening the lives of our associates, clients, shareholders, and communities. Headquartered in Memphis, TN, the banking subsidiary First Horizon Bank operates in 12 states across the southern U.S. The Company and its subsidiaries offer commercial, private banking, consumer, small business, wealth and trust management, retail brokerage, capital markets, fixed income, mortgage, and title insurance services. First Horizon has been recognized as one of the nation’s best employers by Fortune and Forbes magazines and a Top 10 Most Reputable U.S. Bank.

About Chartwell Partners

Chartwell Partners is a national, retained search firm founded in 2005 specializing in executive and board of director leadership recruitment. Partner Scott Petty and his team pride themselves on being one of the best executive search firm recruiting teams in the nation. We are regularly called upon by clients in the Commercial Banking, Community Banking and Mortgage Sectors to recruit C-Suite and other senior executives. As a top executive search firm, it is our job and privilege to meet the executive recruiting needs of our clients.