Dr. Anthony C. Hood
Executive Vice President & Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, First Horizon Banks
Anthony C. Hood serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer for First Horizon Bank. In this role, he leads corporate strategy development and execution for embedding DEI into every facet of the firm’s DNA.
Dr. Hood serves as Chairman of the Board of Commissioners for the Housing Authority of the Birmingham District. He also serves on the boards of directors of the Kiwanis Club of Birmingham, Birmingham Education Foundation, Urban Impact, and the Woodlawn Foundation.
Dr. Hood is an active member of The PhD Project--an initiative founded in 1994 by KPMG to increase diversity in business by increasing the diversity of business school faculty and executive leadership in higher ed.
Dr. Hood earned his PhD in Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship at the University of Alabama and his undergrad and MBA at UAB.
"I wake up every day focused on creating a world in which my daughters can compete on a level playing field. Until the playing field is level, we have work to do." - Dr. Anthony C. Hood, Executive Vice President & Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, First Horizon Bank