December 6, 2017


SunTrust Foundation Convenes National Leaders to Help Advance Financial Well-Being

SunTrust Foundation Convenes National Leaders to Help Advance Financial Well-Being
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Pictured l to r: Margaret Callihan, SunTrust chief human resources officer & SunTrust Foundation board member; Dr. Mark B. Rosenberg, president, Florida International University; Jack Kosakowski, president and CEO, Junior Achievement; Susan Somersille Johnson, SunTrust CMO & SunTrust Foundation board member; David Fuller, president, SunTrust Foundation; John Hope Bryant, president & CEO, Operation HOPE; Nan Morrison, president & CEO, Council for Economic Education; Bill Rogers, SunTrust chairman & CEO and SunTrust Foundation chairman; Jeff Faulkner, acting president & CEO, National Foundation for Credit Counseling; Angela Geiger, president & CEO, Autism Speaks; Jim Clark, president & CEO, Boys & Girls Clubs of America; Mary Sellers, U.S. president & CEO, United Way Worldwide; Michelle Jones, chief business & development officer, Money Management, International; Brian Gallagher, president & CEO, United Way Worldwide; and Dr. Timothy Renick, vice president for enrollment management & student success, vice provost and professor, Georgia State University.

The SunTrust Foundation hosted a National Financial Well-Being Summit at SunTrust Park, convening top thought leaders from nonprofit organizations and higher education to discuss ways to lead more people on the path to financial confidence. “The need for financial well-being in America is great,” said Bill Rogers, chairman and CEO of SunTrust Banks, Inc., and SunTrust Foundation chairman, as he welcomed the summit participants. “It’s important we continue having an open and transparent dialogue on how we can work together to make a positive impact in our communities.”

Guest panelists shared how their organizations contribute to financial wellness through financial education/counseling for students and adults and empowering others through career readiness/entrepreneurship. Leaders from the following organizations participated:

· Autism Speaks

· Boys & Girls Clubs of America

· Council for Economic Education

· Florida International University

· Georgia State University

· Junior Achievement

· Money Management, International

· National Foundation for Credit Counseling

· Operation HOPE

· United Way Worldwide

Congratulations SunTrust Banks, Inc.!