Synovus Financial

Beyond 'Truist': A brief history of unusual bank brands

06/16/19

"Truist" was roundly mocked when it was unveiled as the name of the merging BB&T and SunTrust, but it’s hardly the first bank moniker to elicit a "huh?" from critics.

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BOK hires veteran health care banker from Synovus

06/13/19

The Tulsa, Okla., bank is adding Jim Thompson as director of senior housing investments.

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Fifth Third, Discover, BMO Financial: Bankers on the move

06/12/19

Some of the biggest industry moves in May and early June were not executive promotions, but rather departures.

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Synovus lands Regions exec to fill CFO spot

06/03/19

Jamie Gregory has worked for Regions for a decade and was named head of corporate financial strategy early this year, but he's jumping ship to Synovus in late June.

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GreenSky loses key partner, raising concerns about its other bank relationships

05/16/19

Regions Financial said Thursday that it will not renew its contract with GreenSky — a move analysts say could prompt other banks to re-examine their lending arrangements with the fintech.

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Jennifer Upshaw, Synovus | Most Powerful Women: Next

04/28/19

Synovus converted all 26 of its separately branded community banks to its own name over the past two years — a major undertaking that allowed Jennifer Upshaw, senior director of marketing, to shine.

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Still stress testing, even when they don’t have to

04/09/19

The regulatory relief bill passed last year eliminated mandatory stress tests for dozens of regional and midsize banks, yet many banks continue running internal tests anyway. Here’s why.

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Walt Moeling remembered as trusted adviser to countless bankers

03/11/19

The legendary Atlanta banking lawyer played a special, often behind-the-scenes role that was part diplomat, mentor and seer during his 50-year career. He died last week at 76.

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GreenSky teaming with Amex to offer home improvement loans

03/05/19

The Atlanta company, which reported fourth-quarter results Tuesday, will test the partnership in five cities as part of an ongoing effort to add new sources of revenue.

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Synovus to focus on merger integration, digital upgrade in 2019

01/15/19

The Georgia company will abstain from acquisitions this year as it looks to make internal improvements.

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