First Horizon National Corp. Earns 10th Consecutive Spot on List of Best Employers For Working Mothers

Memphis, Tennessee, UNITED STATES

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 21, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN) has once again earned recognition as one of the nation's best employers, this time with its 10th consecutive listing as one of Working Mother magazine's 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers.

The companies on the Working Mother 100 Best list are those that have scored highest among hundreds of applicants in the categories of flexibility, advancement of women, compensation, leave for new parents, child care resources and work/life.

Sarah Meyerrose is the executive vice president of corporate and employee services. She said, "The world has changed dramatically in the past decade, but one thing that hasn't changed is the importance of being able to attract and retain a talented work force. The benefits the Working Mother competition values are important to many different types of workers. Our focus on work/family issues has helped us attract a diverse group of outstanding employees. We take great pride in being on this and other lists of outstanding employers." The list will appear in the October 2004 issue of Working Mother magazine. This list also is available at

About First Horizon

The 12,000 employees of First Horizon National Corp. provide financial services to individual and business customers through hundreds of offices located in more than 40 states. The corporation's three major brands -- FTN Financial, First Horizon and First Tennessee - provide customers with a broad range of products and services including:

  --  Capital markets, with one of the nation's top underwriters
      of U.S. government agency securities

  --  Mortgage banking, with one of the nation's top 15 mortgage
      originators and servicers, which earned a top-10 ranking
      in customer satisfaction from J.D. Power and Associates

  --  Retail/commercial banking, with the largest market share
      in Tennessee and one of the highest customer retention
      rates of any bank in the country

FHN companies have been recognized as some of the nation's best employers by AARP, Working Mother, Business Week and Fortune magazines. FHN also was named one of the nation's 100 best corporate citizens by Business Ethics magazine. More information can be found at