Synovus Chief Strategy and Customer Experience Officer Liz Wolverton Named One of American Banker’s 25 Women to Watch for 2020

COLUMBUS, Ga., Sept. 30, 2020 American Banker has named Synovus Chief Strategy and Customer Experience Officer Liz Wolverton one of 25 Women to Watch for 2020 in its annual Most Powerful Women in Banking and Finance listing. The ranking recognizes women for their impact on their company, industry, and community at large, as well as their leadership and innovation-development capabilities. This is Wolverton’s sixth consecutive appearance on the list.

As chief strategy and customer experience officer, Wolverton guides Synovus’ strategic direction through cross-functional, cross-enterprise coordination of lines of business, and is charged with ensuring the company makes the right decisions and investments, provides the right support, and crisply executes on initiatives that drive growth. She also leads marketing, digital, and customer experience for Synovus, building out an aligned and measured approach to delivering a holistic, consistent, and differentiated customer experience.

Wolverton was named chief strategy officer in 2014 and her duties were expanded to customer experience, including digital and online applications, in 2018. She began her banking career with Synovus in 2003 as director of accounting and financial analysis. She was promoted in 2011 to senior director of banking, which she held until her appointment as chief strategy officer.

The complete rankings can be viewed on American Banker’s website, and will be featured in the October issue of American Banker magazine.

Synovus Bank, a Georgia-chartered, FDIC-insured bank, provides commercial and retail banking, investment, and mortgage services together with its affiliates through 294 branches in Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Florida, and Tennessee. Synovus Bank has been recognized as one of the country’s “Most Reputable Banks” by American Banker and the Reputation Institute. Synovus Bank is on the web at, and on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Equal Housing Lender.