Synovus Announces Expansion of Central Atlanta Team

Promotes Mikle, Jackson to Lead Effort

COLUMBUS, GA., April 14, 2021 — Synovus Bank today announced the promotion of two leaders as the company increases its focus on and further builds out its intown presence in the Central Atlanta regional market within its North Georgia Division. Marie Mikle, a 40-year banking veteran, has been named Central Atlanta market executive, and Cory Jackson, a 16-year Synovus team member, has been named commercial banking manager.

Mikle joined Synovus in 2001 and leads the bank’s outreach to commercial clients in Buckhead, Midtown, and the City of Atlanta. She is a recent winner of Synovus’ James H. Blanchard Leadership Award, a four-time recipient of Synovus’ Circle of Excellence Commercial Banking Manager Award, and she has led her team to a Synovus North Georgia Commercial Banking Team Award for six consecutive years.

Jackson joined Synovus in 2005 and has been in commercial banking since 2015. He is a previous Synovus Chairman’s Club Award winner and is an active member of Synovus' corporate inclusion and diversity leadership team. Jackson’s commercial banking team includes Will Braxton, Stephanie Halpern, Morgan Powell, and Juan Carlos Martinez.

The expanded team will operate from Synovus’ Buckhead, Reynoldstown, and new West Midtown office on Marietta Boulevard locations, providing added coverage and client convenience in the Central Atlanta market.

Synovus Bank, a Georgia-chartered, FDIC-insured bank, provides commercial and retail banking, investment, and mortgage services together with its affiliates through 288 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.