Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer, First Horizon National Corporation
ELIZABETH A. ARDOIN (“Beth”) is senior executive vice president and Chief Communications Officer for First Horizon National Corporation, headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.
With more than 20 years of experience in the C-suite, she currently is responsible for internal and executive communications, public relations, Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG).
Ardoin served as Director of Communications for IBERIABANK Corporation and IBERIABANK from 2002 to July 2020 when the company merged with First Horizon Financial National Corporation. Her responsibilities included communications, marketing, public relations, corporate real estate and human resources. She also served as chief of staff to the CEO of IBERIABANK Corporation.
Prior to joining IBERIABANK in 2002, she was publisher of The Times of Acadiana, a weekly news publication owned by Gannett Company, Inc.
Ardoin currently sits on the Louisiana state board of directors of Boys and Girls Clubs. She formerly served on the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s New Orleans Branch; co-chaired Opus Christi Magnum, the annual fundraiser for Lafayette Catholic Service Centers; and was on the boards of Big Brothers/Sisters, the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce, and the Acadiana Outreach Center.
She received her BS degree from Louisiana State University, a certification from the American Bankers Association School of Banking and Marketing and completed Harvard Business School’s Executive Education Program – Finance for Senior Executives.