Synovus Names Elizabeth M. Fox and Perri duGard Owens to Nashville Advisory Board

NASHVILLE, Tenn., December 17, 2021 —Synovus today announced the appointment of Elizabeth M. Fox and Perri duGard Owens to its Nashville Advisory Board. Fox co-founded StyleBlueprint, LLC, a Nashville-based daily online publication. Owens serves as the founder and CEO of duGard Communications, a local consulting firm focused on strategic communications, public relations, marketing, government relations and business development.

“Elizabeth Fox and Perri duGard Owens are widely respected business and community leaders,” said Rob McNeilly, Tennessee Division CEO. “We are proud to welcome them to our local Advisory Board and look forward to benefiting from their counsel as we continue our people-first approach to serving clients, businesses, and communities in the greater Nashville area.”

Fox co-founded StyleBlueprint LLC in 2009, driving company growth until 2019. Prior to StyleBlueprint, she worked at Morrison and Abraham before co-founding Corporate Solutions Inc., a company focused on helping national brands create local market promotions, in 1997. Fox serves on the boards of the Nashville Tree Conservation Corps and Friends of Warner Park. She holds bachelor's degrees from the University of Georgia and Spring Hill College.

Owens founded duGard Communications in 2013 and has nearly 25 years of experience in the communications and marketing industry. She serves as chair of the Nashville Children's Theatre Board of Trustees and president of the Choral Arts Link Board of Directors. She is also a member of the boards of directors of Nashville Public Television, Family and Children's Services, and the Nashville Municipal Auditorium. Owens earned her undergraduate degree from North Carolina Central University.

Synovus Bank, a Georgia-chartered, FDIC-insured bank, provides commercial and retail banking and a full suite of specialized products and services, including private banking, treasury management, wealth management, mortgage services, premium finance, asset-based lending, structured lending, and international banking through 281 branches in Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Florida, and Tennessee. Synovus is a Great Place to Work-Certified Company and is on the web at, and on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.


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