Chief Human Resources Officer

First Tennessee Bank

John Daniel is Chief Human Resources Officer at First Tennessee Bank, a role he has held since 2006. In this position he is a member of the Executive Management Committee and oversees all human resources related activities for the company. Prior to joining First Tennessee, John held a number of senior management positions at several large financial services organizations. He has over thirty five years of experience in human resources management and leadership and speaks frequently on culture, change, human behavior and leadership. John is originally from Pittsburgh and earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Pittsburgh. He has lived in Memphis since 2000 and is very active in the community serving on three boards, all focused on human and social capital. He is married to Leslie and has three sons. In 2015 after years of heart health challenges and multiple surgeries and procedures he received a heart transplant.