John H. Diffendal, CFA

Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager

John Diffendal, CFA, is Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager for Truxton Trust Wealth Management Services. He is lead portfolio manager for the Truxton Trust Equity Income strategy and serves as a member of Truxton Trust’s Wealth Management Investment Management Committee. He is also responsible for managing individual client accounts and performing economic and investment analysis. Before joining Truxton Trust in 2013, Mr. Diffendal served as a managing director and senior securities analyst with BB&T Capital Markets. Prior to BB&T, he was a partner with J.C. Bradford & Co. in Nashville, Tennessee, where he served as Director of Research and served on several management and capital committees.

Mr. Diffendal received his Bachelor of Science in finance with distinction from the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a past President of the CFA Society of Nashville. With a strong interest in historic preservation, he has served on the Board of Directors of Carnton Plantation and Harpeth Academy in Franklin, Tennessee.