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Katy Valadie Cottle, CFP® Joins FirstBank’s Investment Division

Katy Valadie Cottle, CFP® Joins FirstBank’s Investment Division

FirstBank Investment Partners welcomes Certified Financial Planner/Sales Assistant to serve its Chattanooga, Memphis and Franklin markets

(Jan. 4, 2023) – FirstBank Investment Partners, the investment division of FirstBank with offices throughout the Southeast, welcomes Katy Valadie Cottle, CFP® to its Investment Partners team as Certified Financial Planner and Sales Assistant. In her new role, Valadie Cottle will advise clients in the Chattanooga, Memphis and Franklin markets on life insurance, annuity and investment strategies.

“I look forward to joining the FirstBank Investment Partners team of individuals who proudly serve their markets and to becoming more involved within our communities through FirstBank,” said Valadie Cottle. “What I enjoy most about my position is assisting the advisors in becoming more successful and building relationships with our clients and understanding their investment needs.”

Over the past 19 years, Valadie Cottle worked at another financial institution as a wealth management advisor after earning her CFP® in 2009. She has a Bachelor of Science in Banking and Finance, which she received while attending the University of Southern Mississippi.

“As a Certified Financial Planner with nearly two decades of experience, Katy is deeply passionate about helping clients,” said Tripp Thompson, President at FirstBank Investment Partners. “We’re thrilled to have Katy join our team and further our mission to help individuals and families reach their financial goals.”

Valadie Cottle was born and raised in Chattanooga and moved back permanently in 2019. In her free time, Valadie Cottle enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids. As a Chattanooga native, she is an active member within the community and currently is a parishioner of St. Stephen Catholic Church.

About FirstBank

FirstBank, a wholly owned subsidiary of FB Financial Corporation (NYSE: FBK), has approximately $12.3 billion in total assets, ranking it in the top 3% of all U.S. commercial banks. Since 1906, local banking has remained at the forefront of FirstBank’s approach to serving businesses, families, and individuals within the communities it calls home. FirstBank is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, and has 82 full-service branches across Tennessee, South Central Kentucky, Alabama and North Georgia along with mortgage offices throughout the Southeast.