Synovus Presents Circle of Excellence Sales Awards

COLUMBUS, GA., FEBRUARY 19, 2015 – Synovus (NYSE: SNV), the Columbus, Georgia-based financial services company, recently presented its annual Circle of Excellence Sales and Chairman’s Awards. The Sales Awards recognize team members for exceeding sales goals and making extraordinary contributions in multiple areas such as winning new business, being a team player, maximizing cross-sell opportunities, and enhancing shareholder value.

Winners this year include:
Retail Banking
Main Office Branch, AFB&T
Venice Branch, Synovus Bank of Florida
Canton, East Covington, and Hamilton Mill Branches – Bank of North Georgia
Hilton Head Branch, NBSC
Main Office Branch, Sea Island Bank
Roosevelt, Henderson, and Cypress Creek Branches – Synovus Bank of Florida

Community Banking
Business Banking

Commercial Bankers: Robert Hursh, Synovus Bank of Florida; Brent Dykstra, Synovus
Bank of Florida; Chad Thomason, AFB&T; Ryan Riley, Synovus Bank of Florida; Joey
Magadinno, SB&T Bank; and Candice Burge, The Bank of Tuscaloosa
Commercial Banking
Commercial Banking Managers: Scott Cleveland, Bank of North Georgia; Alan Uram,
NBSC; Peter Dyson, Coastal Bank and Trust
Commercial Bankers: Amy Johnson, Sterling Bank; Dan Rajczyk, Bank of North Georgia
Commercial Real Estate Banking: Paige Collier, CRE Banking Manager, Bank of North Georgia
Private Wealth: Konda Pollard, Private Wealth Advisor, Bank of North Georgia; Dave Wilkins, Manager, Private Wealth Management, The Coastal Bank of Georgia; Kelly Green, Private Wealth Advisor, Bank of North Georgia; and Jennifer Blackhurst, Private Wealth Advisor, NBSC
Corporate Banking
Large Corporate Banking:
David Bowman and Aaron Hill, Synovus Corporate Bankers;
Specialty Line Banking: Dan Harrington, Senior Large Corporate Commercial Real Estate
Banker, based in Nashville
Treasury Management Services: Kay Houk, Treasury Management Sales Representative, based in Birmingham
Top Sales Manager: Chad Parsons, Treasury Management Regional Sales Manager,
in Norcross

Financial Management Services
Synovus Mortgage:
Units - Ashley Valentini, Area Sales Leader, Columbus; Phillip Lee, Mortgage Loan Originator, Jasper; and Ginger Mallory, Mortgage Loan Originator, Warner Robins
Volume - Maggie McMullen, Market Sales Leader, Marietta; Ashley Valentini, Area Sales Leader, Columbus; and Lisa Anderson, Market Sales Leader, Savannah
Cross-sell - Alene Gnyp, Mortgage Loan Originator, Nashville; David Finney, Mortgage Loan Originator, Tampa/St. Petersburg
Synovus Securities, Inc. (SSI): Financial Consultants Ron Wood, Huntsville; Allen Curry, Charleston; and the team of Len Sexton and Travis Wade, Columbus
SSI Financial Consultants generating the most client assets for GLOBALT, a division of Synovus: Len Sexton and Travis Wade, Columbus; Ron Wood, Huntsville; and Lynn Whatley, Rome
Synovus Trust Company, NA, an affiliate of Synovus Bank: Bert Mullin, Lead Relationship Manager, Family Asset Management; Beth Brown, Lead Relationship Manager, Personal Trust; and Teresa Abell, Senior Relationship Manager, Institutional Trust
Creative Financial, a division of Synovus: Financial Consultants Gary Abshier, Tim Vassy, and David Cooksey, all based in Atlanta

Synovus Financial Corp. is a financial services company based in Columbus, Georgia with approximately $27 billion in assets. Synovus provides commercial and retail banking, investment, and mortgage services to customers through 28 locally-branded divisions, 258 branches, and 341 ATMs in Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Florida, and Tennessee.