LAKE BLUFF, Ill. -- (April 6, 2005) -- Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. (Nasdaq: PNFP), the holding company for Pinnacle National Bank, a $700 million financial institution based in Nashville, Tennessee, has selected Commercial Account Analysis(tm) (CCA) offered by The Weiland Financial Group, Inc. (WFG) as its commercial account analysis system. With this upgrade to a more robust system, Pinnacle will be able to meet business clients' needs while continuing to provide distinctive treasury management services.

"At Pinnacle, our philosophy is to use technology as a component in our delivery of effective financial advice and distinctive service," said Hugh Queener, chief administrative officer of Pinnacle National Bank. "Using the CCA system is consistent with that philosophy because its increased functionality and varied statement format options will give us more flexibility as we advise our clients."

"Pinnacle recognizes that investing in a full-function account analysis system can improve service to business clients," said Pat Weiland, CEO of WFG. "As one of the leading financial services firms in Nashville, Pinnacle will have more flexible options to fully demonstrate its focus on small businesses."

Pinnacle Financial Partners, the largest financial services firm headquartered in Nashville, provides a full range of banking, investment and insurance products and services targeted at small- to mid-sized businesses and their owners/operators.

The Weiland Financial Group, Inc. specializes in financial account management solutions for the financial community and Fortune 1000 corporations. Instrumental in popularizing the use of electronic account analysis statements, WFG systems have streamlined financial account management and related practices. WFG offers a full range of web-based and client-server systems including support, training, outsourcing and consulting.

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