Pinnacle Adds 2 Advisors In Cleveland

Thursday, May 18, 2017
Brenda Lowe
Brenda Lowe

Brenda Lowe and Mitzi Duggan have joined Pinnacle Financial Partners. They are based at the firm’s Cleveland office on 10 Church St. 

Ms. Lowe brings more than 39 years of mortgage and financial services experience to her role of senior vice president and mortgage advisor. She most recently comes from Athens Federal Community Bank, where she served as a vice president with responsibility for mortgage, consumer and commercial lending. Prior roles included serving in mortgage loan officer positions for Branch Banking and Trust Company, Citizens National Bank and First Citizens Bank. 

Ms. Lowe attended Cleveland State Community College, where she studied computer programming and office and small business management. 

Ms. Duggan, with 12 years of experience, joins Pinnacle as a client service advisor. She comes from FSG Bank, NA, where she was a lending portfolio specialist. Previously, Ms. Duggan was with OneMain Financial (CitiFinancial), where roles included serving as a branch manager and senior branch account executive. 

Ms. Duggan also attended Cleveland State Community College. 

Pinnacle Financial Partners provides a full range of banking, investment, trust, mortgage and insurance products and services designed for businesses and their owners and individuals interested in a relationship with their financial institution. The firm earned a place on Fortune’s 2017 list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in the U.S., and American Banker recognized Pinnacle as the sixth-best bank to work for in 2016. 

 

Mitzi Duggan
Mitzi Duggan


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