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September 30 2016

First Tennessee Bank's Retail Banking Director Appointed to HOPE Inside National Advisory Board

ATLANTA – September 30, 2016 – Global financial dignity and economic empowerment leader, Operation HOPE, Inc. has appointed Steve Swain to the HOPE Inside National Advisory Board. Swain is the Director of the Operation HOPE Program (Retail Banking) at First Tennessee Bank.  

In this role, Swain is responsible for being the liaison between Operation HOPE, Inc. and First Tennessee’s Market and Line of Business Leaders. He has oversight of the required program guidelines while working directly with Operation HOPE Financial Wellbeing Coaches and line management. Swain works closely with the Products team, and the Credit Risk and Community Reinvestment Act Officer, to identify opportunities for new acquisition of deposits and lending products. Also, he partners with the Markets, Community Reinvestment Act Officer, and Operation HOPE, to identify new location opportunities for HOPE Inside offices.]

Swain has spent more than 15 years at First Tennessee Bank, and previously held positions in the retail banking industry including Director of Sales for Consumer Lending, West Regional Manager of Centralized Lending Group, and Regional Sales Manager for Mortgage. He has been a member of First Horizon’s Corporate Diversity Council for the past 5 years, where he served as the 2015 Subcommittee Chair on Leadership and Accountability. Since 2011, he has been a member of First Horizon’s Corporate Mentoring Program, and works closely with the financial literacy efforts of the corporation’s employee volunteer program.

Swain holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications from the University of Montevallo.