Judy Bradford Presented with James D. Yancey Customer Covenant Award

COLUMBUS, GA., March 12, 2019 — Synovus, the Columbus, Georgia-based financial services company, recently announced the winners of its annual Chairman’s Awards. Judy Bradford, Director, Operations, received the James D. Yancey Customer Covenant Award. Bradford is a 38-year veteran of Synovus and is based at the bank’s 200 West 18th Street branch in Jasper. 

Bradford’s nomination noted, in part:

She is always quick to answer questions and help people – even when it’s not within her role. She does this because she understands helping her Synovus teammates ultimately helps our customers. The “go to” person in almost every project involving Operations and IT, she lives Our Customer Covenant and servant leadership every day. 

The James D. Yancey Customer Covenant Award is named in honor of the former Synovus Chairman who always put the needs of the customer first. Yancey was instrumental in the creation of the Customer Covenant, the company’s pledge to deliver exceptional internal and external customer service.

The James H. Blanchard Leadership Award, the James D. Yancey Customer Covenant Award, the William B. Turner Community Impact Award, and the Synovus Game Changer Award honor team members who best represent the company’s culture and its focus on leadership, customer satisfaction, serving others, and innovation.  Winners of the awards, which are collectively known as the Chairman’s Awards, are selected from nominations submitted by team members across Synovus’ five-state footprint.

Synovus Financial Corp. is a financial services company based in Columbus, Georgia, with approximately $45 billion in assets. Synovus provides commercial and retail banking, investment, and mortgage services through 300 branches in Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Florida, and Tennessee. Synovus Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Synovus, was named one of American Banker’s “Best Banks to Work For” in 2018 and has been recognized as one of the country’s 10 “Most Reputable Banks” by American Banker and the Reputation Institute for four consecutive years. Synovus is on the web at synovus.com, and on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.