Diffendal Joins Wealth Management Team at Truxton Trust

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NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- John Diffendal, CFA has joined the Wealth Management team at Truxton Trust as a Vice President and Portfolio Manager.

Before joining the Company in 2013, John served as a Managing Partner and senior securities analyst with BB&T Capital Markets. Prior to BB&T, he was a partner with J.C. Bradford & Co. in Nashville where he served as Director of Research and served on several management and capital committees.

He received a BS in commerce with distinction (Finance concentration) from the University of Virginia's McIntire School of Commerce. John is a past President of the Nashville Society of Financial Analysts.

John is both a former Wall Street Journal "Best on the Street" award winner and a Forbes/StarMine #1 stock picker.

"John is among the finest professionals I've ever worked with," said Chief Financial Officer Andrew May. "His experience and rigor in equity analysis will help our clients enormously. We are delighted that he has joined the firm."

John has served on the Board of Directors of Carnton Plantation and Harpeth Academy in Franklin, Tennessee.

About Truxton Trust

A full-service bank and wealth management company, Truxton Trust services include personal and business loans, depository accounts, wealth management and trust services. Personal, expert service is the bank's hallmark. Customers benefit from direct contact with senior-level, experienced bank executives who have decision-making authority and a full understanding of the local community and the client's relationship with the bank.

CONTACT: Andrew L. May 615.515.1707 andrew.may@nashvillebankandtrust.com

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