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The Trust Company of Tennessee earns Pinnacle Business Award

February 19, 2021

The Trust Company of Tennessee has earned a Knoxville Chamber 2021 Pinnacle Business Award for excellence in the mid-sized business category.

Founded in 1987 by Sharon J. Pryse, The Trust Company of Tennessee has more than 85 employees and offices in Chattanooga, Knoxville and the Tri-Cities. The company helps individuals, families, business owners and nonprofits make better financial decisions through wealth management, corporate retirement and personal trust services.

“It is truly an honor to be recognized by the Knoxville Chamber and the business community with this award,” Pryse said. “We strive every day to improve and strengthen our relationships with our clients and our community and having that hard work recognized is special. Every member of our team deserves recognition for this achievement.”

The Knoxville Chamber held the 17th annual Pinnacle Business Awards ceremony Feb. 19 in an online event to celebrate outstanding businesses and business professionals for their impact on regional economic prosperity.

The Trust Company of Tennessee helps individuals, families, business owners and nonprofits live confidently and make better decisions with money. In the past year, the company overcame several challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, increased its community support through nonprofit contributions and surpassed $4 billion in assets under management by following the company’s principles regarding organizational health, client experience and strategic growth.

The company previously earned a Pinnacle Business Award in the Woman-Owned Business Excellence category in 2012, and Pryse was presented the James A. Haslam II Leadership Award in 2018.

About The Trust Company of Tennessee

Founded in 1987 by Sharon J. Pryse, The Trust Company of Tennessee is a state-chartered trust company with more than $4 billion under management and more than 85 employees. Based in Knoxville, the firm also has offices in Chattanooga and the Tri-Cities. The company helps individuals, families, business owners and nonprofits make better financial decisions through wealth management, corporate retirement and personal trust services. For more information, visit https://thetrust.com.