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Pinnacle Opens New Full-Service Office in Lynchburg

LYNCHBURG, VA, Feb. 5, 2024 – Pinnacle Financial Partners opened its new retail office in Lynchburg, VA at 18804 Forest Rd. The full-service office is a relocation from the Graves Mill Road site and offers much more space and capabilities for associates and clients.

“Our team continues to be honored to be a part of the Lynchburg community and excited about our growth,” said Luke Towles, financial advisor who is leading the bank’s growth in the Lynchburg region for Pinnacle Financial Partners. “This new space demonstrates our commitment to the region and increases our reach in the market so more people can experience our culture of distinctive service and effective advice.”

The team based at the new office includes:

  • Luke Towles, financial advisor
  • Cindy Forren, financial advisor
  • Scott Hall, financial advisor
  • Megan Reynolds, financial advisor assistant
  • Russ Smith, office leader
  • Nikki McVey, financial specialist
  • Melanie Oliver, financial specialist
  • Kara Stevens, financial specialist
This new office has the firm’s distinctive contemporary architectural style. The interior space includes a conference room, client service areas and Pinnacle’s signature water wall. The exterior includes drive-thru lanes with an ATM. The architect on the project is Lambert Architecture and Interiors based Winston-Salem, NC and the contractor is Coleman-Adams Construction Inc. based in Forest, VA.

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. The firm is the No. 1 and fastest growing bank in the Nashville-Murfreesboro-Franklin MSA, according to 2023 deposit data from the FDIC, is listed by Forbes as No. 27 among America’s Best Banks, higher than any other bank headquartered in Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina or Georgia. Pinnacle also earned a spot on the 2023 list of 100 Best Companies to Work For® in the U.S., its seventh consecutive appearance and was recognized by American Banker as one of America’s Best Banks to Work For 11 years in a row and No. 1 among banks with more than $10 billion in assets in 2023.

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 $48.0 billion in assets as of Dec. 31, 2023. As the second-largest bank holding company headquartered in Tennessee, Pinnacle operates in 17 primarily urban markets across the Southeast.

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