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Veteran Commercial Banker Cindy Forren Join Pinnacle Financial Partners' Lynchburg Team

Cindy Forren has joined Pinnacle Financial Partners as senior vice president and financial advisor at the firm’s full-service office that opened this summer in Lynchburg at 1610-B Graves Mill Rd.

“We are thrilled to have Cindy join the Pinnacle team.” said Luke Towles, senior vice president and financial advisor. “Her decades of experience in advising and serving commercial clients makes her a significant asset to our team as we serve the people and businesses of Virginia.”
Forren has 32 years of financial services experience and comes to Pinnacle from Wells Fargo, where she had been a vice president and commercial relationship manager for the last 12 years. She is vice president on the board of the YMCA of Central Virginia and is a former board member and board president for CASA of Central Virginia. Forren has also served as a “Big” for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Virginia.

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 comprehensive relationship with their financial institution. Pinnacle earned a spot on FORTUNE's 2020 list of 100 Best Companies to Work For® in the U.S., its fourth consecutive appearance. American Banker recognized Pinnacle as one of America’s Best Banks to Work For seven years in a row. 

Pinnacle entered the Virginia market in 2017 when it acquired BNC Bancorp. Pinnacle continues BNC’s practice of offering community bank service with the resources and sophistication of a larger firm. The firm was recognized as the No. 6 Best Place to Work in Virginia by Virginia Business magazine in 2020.

The firm began operations in a single location in downtown Nashville, TN in October 2000 and has since grown to approximately $33.8 billion in assets as of Sept. 30, 2020. As the second-largest bank holding company headquartered in Tennessee, Pinnacle operates in 12 primarily urban markets in Tennessee, the Carolinas, Virginia and Atlanta.  

Additional information concerning Pinnacle, which is included in the Nasdaq Financial-100 Index, can be accessed at

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