SunTrust Bank Names New Market President and Commercial Team Manager
Greenville, SC — SunTrust Bank is pleased to announce that Fred West has been named SunTrust Market President and Commercial Team Manager for the Upstate market. In his new capacity, West will be responsible for the growth and expansion of SunTrust in the Upstate and Western North Carolina which includes greater Asheville and the Hendersonville areas. His office is located at 300 E. McBee Avenue, Greenville, SC.
Bill Peele, President & Chief Executive Officer, SunTrust Bank, Mecklenburg/South Carolina commented, “We are pleased to have Fred West join SunTrust as a leader for our commercial team. His extensive commercial and retail banking background will be an asset to our company in the Greenville and Upstate markets. In addition to his commercial responsibilities, as Market President, Fred will be coordinating SunTrust’s community involvement and “one team” efforts for this important market. ”
Prior to joining SunTrust West most recently served as the Market President for Carolina First in the Upstate for several years. Prior to Carolina First, Fred served in various roles at Barnett Bank and Bank of America including Region President, Director of In-store Banking, and various commercial and retail leadership roles.
A graduate of the University of Florida, Mr. West has been very active in the Upstate community including involvement in the United Way, March of Dimes, Urban League, and the Chamber of Commerce.
SunTrust Banks, Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, is one of the nation’s largest banking organizations, serving a broad range of consumer, commercial, corporate and institutional clients. As of December 31, 2011, SunTrust had total assets of $176.9 billion and total deposits of $127.9 billion. The Company operates an extensive branch and ATM network throughout the high-growth Southeast and Mid-Atlantic states and a full array of technology-based, 24-hour delivery channels. The Company also serves clients in selected markets nationally. Its primary businesses include deposit, credit, trust and investment services. Through various subsidiaries the Company provides mortgage banking, insurance, brokerage, investment management, equipment leasing and investment banking services. SunTrust’s Internet address is suntrust.com.