Capital Bank Names Kevin Hefner Area President

MORRISTOWN – Capital Bank, a member of the First Horizon National Corp. family of companies, recently announced Kevin Hefner has been named Area President for the Morristown, Tenn., Greenville, Tenn. and Asheville, N.C. markets.

“We are excited to have Kevin join the Capital Bank family, especially with his extensive experience in Western North Carolina,” said Richard Shaffer, president of community banking for Capital Bank. “His expertise of understanding both personal and business goals while providing valuable leadership. He is a great asset to our Capital Bank team in the region.”

Hefner has worked in banking for 25 years with leadership positions for The CIT Group and most recently Wells Fargo Bank, where he was a senior vice president. His community involvement includes serving on the audit committee of the Asheville Chamber of Commerce; Biltmore Benefit, board of advisors and Asheville Christian Academy, board of directors.

His hiring takes place at a time when First Horizon National Corporation is bringing together its family of companies under a unified set of brand names and a new logo. In the fall, Capital Bank will advance its highly successful relationship-based banking approach to deliver modern individual experiences where data and technology enable rewarding in-person and digital interactions.

“Kevin is joining our family of companies as we continue building community involvement and tradition in this growing market,” said Shaffer. “He will be working with the local Community Bank Presidents who are already doing a great job of expanding our regional presence.”

Hefner is a graduate of the University of North Carolina Charlotte and holds a master of business administration from Western Carolina University. He is working on earning a doctorate in Business Administration degree from Liberty University

Capital Bank is part of First Horizon’s approximately 250 branches across the Southeast United States.

Capital Bank, a division of First Tennessee Bank National Association, has the largest deposit market share in Tennessee and operates more than 250 branches across the Southeast. Capital Bank, First Tennessee Bank, FTB Advisors, and FTN Financial are part of First Horizon National Corp.

The company’s banking subsidiary was founded in 1864 and has the 14th oldest national bank charter in the country. FTB Advisors wealth management group has more than 300 financial professionals and about $4.8 billion in assets under management.

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