MEMPHIS, Tenn. , May 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN) has been named to the Forbes “America’s Best Midsize Employers” list. The recognition, based on employee feedback, honors American companies that employ at least 1,000 workers in their U.S. operations.

“Our employees are our greatest asset and this recognition reflects the pride they have in our culture and working for our company,” said Bryan Jordan, CEO of First Horizon. “I am proud that First Horizon was recognized on the Forbes list as one of the best places to work in America.”

First Horizon Highlights

  • First Horizon provides employee mentoring, professional development training and tuition reimbursement
  • First Horizon’s robust volunteer program provides opportunities for employees, who last year invested nearly 25,000 hours in their communities, to create better areas for people to work, live and play
  • First Horizon’s seven employee resource groups with 12 chapters across our footprint focus on culture and quality initiatives
  • First Horizon offers employee benefits that include health and wellness care, workplace flexibility, and parental leave for biological/adoptive/foster/surrogate parents, and domestic partners or spouses of birth mothers

The annual rankings measure organizations by workforce size: midsize companies with 1,000 to 5,000 employees, and large companies with more than 5,000 employees. The top 500 companies in each category are selected for the list. First Horizon ranked No. 283 in the midsize category.

Collaborating with research firm Statista, Forbes publishes the annual list that measures data collected from anonymous, independent online surveys sampling more than 30,000 employees in 25 industry sectors.

Employees evaluate companies on factors such as working conditions, salary, potential for development and company image. Respondents are also asked to rate their willingness to recommend their company to family and friends.

About First Horizon
First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN) provides financial services through its First Tennessee, Capital Bank, FTB Advisors, and FTN Financial businesses. First Horizon operates more than 300 bank locations across the southern U.S. and 28 FTN Financial offices across the entire U.S. Our banking subsidiary was founded in 1864 and has the 14th oldest national bank charter in the country. Our First Tennessee and Capital Bank brands have the largest deposit market share in Tennessee 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. Our FTB Advisors wealth management group has more than 300 financial advisors and about $30 billion in assets under administration. FTN Financial is a capital markets industry leader in fixed income sales, trading and strategies for institutional customers in the U.S. and abroad. We have been recognized as one of the nation’s best employers by Forbes, Working Mother and American Banker magazines and the National Association for Female Executives. More information is available at                 

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