Waddell is responsible for all lines of business including Private Client, Commercial, Small Business and Retail banking. His experience aligns with the strategic priorities of Capital Bank and First Tennessee, which was recently named No. 5 among American Banker’s Top 10 Most Reputable U.S. Banks.
“Steven is an asset to my leadership team. His track record, knowledge, and business and community relationships will be valuable as we navigate through this acquisition,” said Rick Manley, Mid-Atlantic Region President, EVP, First Tennessee and Capital Bank. “I look to Steven to focus on improving our client retention and growth throughout this area.”
Waddell has most recently served as the Senior Commercial Market Executive for Midlands area of South Carolina for Capital Bank. He has a total of 30 years of banking experience serving in various capacities. Waddell is engaged in his community and has recently served on boards and committees for City Year, Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce, and the Development Systems International.
Waddell attended the University of South Carolina. He graduated from Marquette University from the executive development program for banking and consumer finance.
About First Tennessee and Capital Bank
Our First Tennessee and Capital Bank brands have the largest deposit market share in Tennessee, approximately 300 branches across the southeast U.S., and one of the highest customer retention rates of any bank in the country. We have been ranked by American Banker as No. 5 among the Top 10 Most Reputable U.S. Banks. We were founded in 1864 and have the 14th oldest national bank charter in the country. Our FTB Advisors wealth management group has more than 300 financial professionals and provides services to about $30 billion in assets. FTN Financial, with 28 offices across the U.S., is a capital markets industry leader in fixed income sales, trading and strategies for institutional customers in the U.S. and abroad. First Tennessee, Capital Bank, FTB Advisors, and FTN Financial are part of First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN). We have been recognized as one of the nation's best employers by Working Mother and American Banker magazines and the National Association for Female Executives. More information is available at www.FirstTennessee.com.