Andrew Kintz, Executive Vice President of Music Industry Group and Private Client Services, First Horizon Bank
A veteran executive with 22 years of banking experience, Andrew was recruited by First Horizon Bank in 2016 to launch the company’s Music Industry Group (MIG). Starting from scratch – no clients and zero revenue, loans or deposits – in less than 4 years Andrew built a profitable business unit that manages more than $500 million in loans and deposits and has a team of 10 full-time employees. By applying the right mix of positive energy and “can do” attitude and by tapping into the strengths of other bankers, Andrew and his team have also contributed significantly to the growth (in revenue, loans and deposits) of First Horizon’s other business units, including Wealth, Trust, Foreign Exchange and Treasury Management.
Because of MIG’s success, in the spring of 2018 Andrew was tasked with also managing the bank’s Private Client Services (PCS) division in Middle Tennessee (more than 30 employees). Under his leadership, annual percentage growth at PCS has been in the double digits in all categories: revenue, assets under management, and loans and deposits.
More recently, Andrew also played an important role in the bank’s efforts in Middle Tennessee to help businesses secure loans through the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), a federal initiative designed to help companies keep their workforce employed during the COVID-19 pandemic. First Horizon Bank’s Music Industry and Private Client Services groups processed more than 300 PPP loans worth approximately $40 million. Many of these dollars went to small businesses – from sole proprietorships to companies with 100 employees – in the music and entertainment industries. Businesses included artist management firms, music venues, festival companies, tour bus operators, staging and lighting vendors, booking agencies and music publishers.
Outside of his work with First Horizon Bank, Andrew has volunteered a significant portion of his time and energy to support a wide range of philanthropic, civic and trade organizations. He has been involved with the MusicCares Foundation, St. Jude’s, the Country Music Hall of Fame, the National Museum of African American Music and the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI). Andrew was recently appointed to the board of directors for the Conservancy for Centennial Park and is an original member of the Southern Environmental Law Center’s Next30 group. He also is a major volunteer for the Nashville Fellows Program.
Andrew has been honored with the NSAI’s Stephen Foster Institutional Award for supporting the songwriter community and was named one of Nashville’s “40 Under 40” by the Nashville Business Journal.