Allen Whitley Joins CB&T Private Wealth Team

January 26, 2016, Columbus, GACB&T, a division of Synovus Bank, is proud to announce that Allen Whitley has been promoted to the position of private wealth advisor. Whitley joined the CB&T team in 2010, serving in several positions during his tenure, most recently as manager of the Bradley Park branch.

In his new role as private wealth advisor, Whitley will manage a portfolio of high net worth relationships. As a trusted guide to these individuals he will focus on proactively meeting their needs in the areas of banking and lending, retirement planning, personal trust and estate services, investment management, and insurance services.

“Our Private Wealth team at CB&T could not be more excited to add Allen. He is a rising star at CB&T and has done an outstanding job over the last 6 years in the retail branch network” said Heath Schondelmayer, director, Private Wealth Management, CB&T . “Allen sets the tone in customer service and will be a great benefit to our clients with all of their financial needs”

Whitley received an MBA from Auburn University and a BBA in Finance from Georgia Southern University. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Open Door Community House. Whitley resides in Phenix City, Alabama, with his wife, Emily.

Columbus Bank and Trust, a division of Synovus Bank, was founded in 1888 on a simple act of kindness, commitment to service and meeting individual needs. Today, CB&T has 14 branch offices and more than 60 ATMs in Columbus and Ft. Benning, Georgia. CB&T offers a diverse line of business and personal financial services including Business Banking, Investment Services, and Mortgage Lending.

Synovus Bank is a Georgia-chartered, FDIC-insured bank. Synovus Bank, together with its affiliates, provides commercial and retail banking, investment, and mortgage services to customers through 28 locally-branded divisions, 257 branches, and 336 ATMs in Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Florida, and Tennessee. Synovus Bank was recognized as one of America's Most Reputable Banks by American Banker and the Reputation Institute in 2015. Synovus Bank is on the web at, on Twitter @synovus, and on LinkedIn at Equal Housing Lender.