Synovus/First Commercial Names Justin Burney to Huntsville Advisory Board

HUNTSVILLE, AL., FEB. 20, 2018 — First Commercial Bank, a division of Synovus Bank, announced the appointment of Justin Burney to its Huntsville Advisory Board. Burney is a Hunstville-based shareholder of Maynard Cooper & Gale and a member of the firm’s health care, corporate, real estate, and government contracts practice groups.

“Justin Burney is widely respected for his legal and business expertise in healthcare, government contracting, and other industries with a vital presence in Huntsville and Madison County,” said Beth Sippel, Huntsville market executive for Synovus. “We are proud to welcome him to our Advisory Board and look forward to benefiting from his counsel as we continue to develop our commercial and private wealth capabilities and our focus on the healthcare industry.”

Burney joined the Huntsville office of Maynard Cooper in 2008 and was named a shareholder in 2017. He received his J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law, and holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Chemical Engineering from the University of Alabama.

Synovus Bank, a Georgia-chartered, FDIC-insured bank, provides commercial and retail banking, investment, and mortgage services together with its affiliates through 250 branches in Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Florida, and Tennessee. Synovus Bank was recognized as the “Most Reputable Bank” by American Banker and the Reputation Institute in 2017. Synovus Bank is on the web at, on Twitter @synovus, and on LinkedIn at Equal Housing Lender.