The Trust Company of Tennessee

The Trust Company of Tennessee helps individuals, families, business owners and charities make better decisions with money so that financial dreams become reality.

Founded in 1987 by Sharon J. Pryse, The Trust Company of Tennessee is a state-chartered bank with more than $3.5 billion under management. The company helps individuals, families, business owners and charities make better decisions with money through wealth management, corporate retirement and personal trust services and business succession planning. Based in Knoxville, the firm also has offices in Chattanooga and the Tri-Cities. For more information, visit http://www.thetrust.com.

We’re glad to welcome Adam Davies as a relationship manager in our Knoxville office. Adam is a Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) and Retirement Plans Associate (RPA) who looks forward to helping clients develop, plan for and meet their financial goals.
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Another successful Zoofari for the books! Thank you Zoo Knoxville for such fun and exciting new developments for the future!

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Maintaining control, minimizing risk and rewarding your best employees - The Trust Company of Tennessee

Considering selling your business to employees as your exit strategy?

thetrust.com For many small-to-mid-market business owners, there are few things more important than maintaining control of the company, minimizing risks for the company, and rewarding the employees that make the company successful. Ownership transfers to the company’s most valuable employees can do all of thes...

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The Trust Company of Tennessee adds Angela Cooper as receptionist - The Trust Company of Tennessee

We are glad to officially welcome to our team receptionist Angela Cooper, who ensures that guests and callers to our Knoxville office always have a great first impression.

thetrust.com The Trust Company of Tennessee recently hired Angela A. Cooper as a receptionist at its Knoxville headquarters. The Trust Company of Tennessee is a state-chartered bank with more than $3.5 billion under management. The company offers wealth management, corporate retirement and personal trust service...

Thanks to Leadership Knoxville for having Sharon Pryse on your panel for this session of Introduction Knoxville. If you haven't experienced it, we highly recommend this program to learn about our city.

Thank you East Tennessee Historical Society for bringing these award winning writers to our city. Ron Chernow certainly delivered!

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Whether you sell your business or not, the planning is the same - The Trust Company of Tennessee

For business owners seeking an exit strategy, transitions to either insiders, such as children or loyal employees, or third parties require the same planning.

thetrust.com There are many things for you to consider as you think about the future of your business ownership: When is the right time to move on? How much money will I need? How do I even sell this business? These questions dovetail into an important decision you’ll try to make early in the process of…

Great turnout for today’s Keys of Hope luncheon for YWCA Knoxville & the Tennessee Valley

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Long-term strategy using short-term numbers - The Trust Company of Tennessee

Nothing has changed, but everything is different: Here’s our market commentary for 2019’s first quarter and outlook beyond.

thetrust.com The first quarter of 2019 offered the antithesis of the last quarter of 2018. Global equities rallied, up over 12%1 in the first three months of the year, while global bonds also posted positive returns2 as interest rates fell. Sentiment is much more positive, but has that much really changed? Nothi...

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Three things that can build future business value - The Trust Company of Tennessee

Has your business’ growth hit a plateau? Here are three tips for regaining momentum.

thetrust.com Building business value is a core reason you wake up and run your business every day. As your business grows in value, it can position you to find new clients; keep current clients happy; support your employees financially and intellectually; and provide a nest egg for yourself, your family, and any...

Congratulations to the Goodwill Awards winners, your hard work has certainly paid off! Our community is lucky to have you!

Thank you very much for having us today. Sharon certainly leads our team by example, so we are proud for others to hear her story!

Wise words from today's Leadership Luncheon speaker, Sharon Pryse of The Trust Company of Tennessee! #WednesdayWisdom

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The Trust Company founder Sharon Jones Pryse to address Women's Leadership Institute at Wednesday luncheon

Sharon Pryse, our chairman and CEO, will speak to the CWLI - Chattanooga Women's Leadership Institute on Wednesday, April 10. The Chattanooga Times Free Press offers a preview of Sharon’s story.

timesfreepress.com After graduating from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Sharon Pryse learned what she didn't want to do with her career after selling life insurance for a year.

Congratulations to the Stowers and Brock families on being awarded by Helen Ross McNabb Center's Spirit Award this week. Their work takes a village, and you have certainly lead ours successfully by example. Thank you.

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Why make your business more valuable without you? - The Trust Company of Tennessee

For entrepreneurs, it’s essential to be nonessential. Find out why.

thetrust.com Businesses that rely on their owners as the primary source of success are common. They’re also the most dangerous kind of business to own when you want to plan for the future of your ownership interest. Unless your goal for the future of your ownership is to liquidate the business and shut it down...

The relay team was the A-team...

But the real winner was Daniel completing the full marathon!!

Congratulations TTC team!! You made us all proud!

Trust Company Senior VP Jack Davidson shared the benefits of and considerations for business succession planning with Rotary Club of Knoxville on Tuesday, March 26. A plan can help ensure that a business owner’s legacy and values continue to flourish after the baton is passed to new leadership.

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Is your business worth as much as you think? - The Trust Company of Tennessee

Knowing your business’ value is key for planning for the future.

thetrust.com As a successful business owner, you know that your business has value. It likely supports the lifestyle you and your family live. It provides a paycheck and perhaps benefits to the people you employ. The products or services you provide are meaningful to your clients. But if someone asked you, “Ho...

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A Ten-year lookback - The Trust Company of Tennessee

As we near the ten-year anniversary of the market bottom during the Great Recession, it’s a good time to revisit what “volatility” means in terms of return.

thetrust.com Global markets have soared in the first two months of the year. Investors have regained their confidence in the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy, and markets seem to have priced in optimistic scenarios playing out in the global landscape. As we near the ten-year anniversary of the market bottom d...

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Working backward: Three questions to ask about your planning - The Trust Company of Tennessee

When planning the future of your business, start with the end goal in mind.

thetrust.com Do you remember trying to solve a complex maze as a child? You’d start at the beginning, trace a line toward what you thought was the correct path to the end, only to run headlong into a wall. So, you’d start again, only to run into a different wall. But then, someone who had experience…

An art-filled night celebrating the 16th L'amour du Vin with the Knoxville Museum of Art.

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Incentivizing your best employees to stay - The Trust Company of Tennessee

Do you know what motivates your best employees? It's crucial information as you plan the future of your business.

thetrust.com When thinking about business planning, one aspect you may be tempted to overlook is the contributions of your key employees. Key employees are the lifeblood of well-run businesses, and they play an important role when owners begin to plan for their businesses’ futures, especially when owners begin...

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The Trust Company of Tennessee adds Miranda Carr as wealth strategist - The Trust Company of Tennessee

We are proud to welcome Miranda Carr as a wealth strategist. She brings 10 years of financial experience to the role.

thetrust.com The Trust Company of Tennessee has hired Miranda Carr as a wealth strategist. Based in Knoxville, The Trust Company of Tennessee is a state-chartered bank with more than $3.5 billion under management. The company offers wealth management, corporate retirement and personal trust services. “Miranda ...

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3 things to remember about third-party sales - The Trust Company of Tennessee

Planning to sell your business? Consider these three facts about third-party sales.

thetrust.com As a business owner, you’re likely used to having as much control over how the business functions as possible. You’re the go-to person for big decisions and you own the consequences of those decisions, whether they’re good or bad. This attitude is often good and sometimes necessary for the bus...

Trust Company Pryse Family Spin Studio - West Side Family YMCA

Some members of our weekly internal physical fitness program recently cut the ribbon and took a spin in the new Trust Company Pryse Family Spin Studio at YMCA of East Tennessee's West Side YMCA.

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Our fiscal fitness experts emphasize physical fitness, too - The Trust Company of Tennessee

A group of Trust Company team members recently took a spin at the West Side YMCA’s new Trust Company Pryse Family Spin Studio. The studio is now open to all YMCA of East Tennessee members.

thetrust.com A team from The Trust Company of Tennessee, including the founder and CEO, cut the ribbon and took a spin inside The Trust Company Pryse Family Spin Studio at the West Side Family YMCA on Jan. 24. Sharon J. Pryse, founder and CEO; Daniel Carter, president; and other members of firm’s team took a g...

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Volatility returns for investors – but that’s actually the norm - The Trust Company of Tennessee

Volatility may be the norm, but what was driving it in late 2018? Get some insight in our quarterly commentary.

thetrust.com In many ways, 2018 was a paradox of a year. US equities and 10-year Treasuries both had negative returns, which almost never happens. Cash was the highest performing asset class for the year1. The United States posted some of the strongest economic growth numbers we’ve seen in years, and yet the y...

Another year in the books, the Evergreen Ball never disappoints. Thank you Friends of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, See you next year!

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Sharon Pryse: 5 ways to stay on track financially this year

Did you make New Year’s resolutions about your finances? Here are five practical tips for staying on track from The Trust Company CEO Sharon Miller Pryse, as seen in the Knoxville News Sentinel.

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Pretty exciting!

Monk is about to kick off our first official Spin Class in our new The Trust Company Pryse Family Spin Studio.

Read Sharon Pryse’s column 'What Kind of Bias Do You Apply to Your Finances' which ran in the Knoxville News Sentinel on December 12: https://bit.ly/2QyHORf

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How Trusts Allow You to Take Care of Those You Love

A financial trust can help you care for the most important people in your life after you are gone. The Trust Company of Tennessee is experienced at this process and can act as your designated trustee.

thetrust.com A financial trust can help you care for the most important people in your life after you are gone.

Ugly sweater contest at The Trust Company today. Even our fearless leader, Sharon, got into the spirit!

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Why Maintaining Planning Momentum Is Important

While planning a business exit should never encompass your entire life, there are several reasons why you should keep your planning momentum going.

thetrust.com Several reasons why you should keep your planning momentum going when preparing for a business exit.

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Should I send Part-time Employee Info for our Retirement Plan?

Denise Ledden, our VP of Retirement Plan Services Operations, explains why you need to send us part-time employees' retirement plan information for compliance purposes.

Denise Ledden, VP of Retirement Plan Services Operations, explains why you need to send part-time employees' information for the Retirement Plan for complian...

Several employees braved the frigid temperatures today to ring the bell for the Salvation Army!

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Are You Being Your Own Worst Enemy?

Business owners are often their own worst enemy when pursuing third-party sales and succumb to these two common Deal Killers.

thetrust.com Avoid becoming your own worst enemy in the third-party sale process.

Read Sharon Pryse’s column 'Financial Insights, Reflections on 2018' which ran in the Knoxville News Sentinel on Sunday, November 18. https://bit.ly/2QT9Xys

Several Trust Company employees created Christmas trees for the Tiny Trees project that benefits children staying at Children’s Hospital during the holidays. Chad Schollaert’s young son stopped by to admire them. Looking forward to doing it again next year!

A few of our team together at the Haslam School of Business Awards Gala. Another year of producing top financial recruits for the industry!

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Blazing Her Own Trail

Featured in this month’s issue of Tennessee Banker magazine, our own Sharon Pryse discusses how she built The Trust Company of Tennessee from the ground up. We’re lucky to have your leadership!

thetrust.com The Trust Company of Tennessee's Chairman and CEO, Sharon Pryse, builds a successful business in her own image.

From yesterday’s “Valley Girls” Premier Partner event with the Knoxville Chamber

We work hard taking care of our clients but every now and then we have some fun! Today is of course, Halloween and all sorts of creatures came out to play!

A powerhouse of women sharing their experience in the financial industry and the Knoxville community. We have certainly enjoyed Sharon’s influence and direction and are lucky to hear from the other two speakers, Pam Fansler and Missy Wallen today.

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