The Trust Company of Tennessee hires Kelly as wealth management associate

The Trust Company of Tennessee has hired Todd “TK” Kelly Jr. as a wealth management associate, based in the firm’s Knoxville office.

Founded in 1987 and with offices in Chattanooga, Knoxville and the Tri-Cities, The Trust Company of Tennessee currently has more than $4.5 billion under management. The firm helps individuals, families, business owners and nonprofits make better financial decisions through wealth management, personal investment strategy, corporate retirement plans, estate planning and personal trust services.

“Todd is focused on expanding his technical financial planning expertise and working with our clients to help them achieve their financial goals,” said Daniel Carter, president of The Trust Company of Tennessee. “He will be a tremendous asset to our financial team.”

Kelly earned a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and cellular and molecular biology from the University of Tennessee in 2018, where he also was a standout football player for the Vols. He previously worked for DePuy Synthes, the orthopedics company of Johnson & Johnson, in surgical device sales.

A Knoxville native, Kelly and fiancée Makenzie Walden are expecting their first child. In his free time, he enjoys attending sporting events, trying new restaurants and spending time with friends and family.

About The Trust Company of Tennessee

The Trust Company of Tennessee’s professionals in wealth management, trust, estate administration and corporate retirement help clients live confidently and achieve their goals. The growing company seeks candidates with a sincere desire to help others and offers a supportive culture and generous benefits, including insurance, 401(k) match, profit sharing, paid time off, free financial planning services and other benefits. Interested candidates can see open positions and apply at

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