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Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer
Bob Derrick was named Chief Credit Officer of Synovus in January 2019. He joined Synovus in Columbia, South Carolina, in 2003 as Assistant Regional Credit Officer and was named Regional Credit Officer in 2010. Derrick was appointed Group Executive of Credit Risk in 2013 and Chief Community Credit Officer in 2017. From 1986 to 2003, he was with Wachovia Bank, where he held a range of banking positions. Derrick is a former officer in the U.S. Army Reserves and National Guard.
- Bachelor of Arts, Finance, Wofford College
- Young Executive Institute, UNC-Chapel Hill
Summary of Responsibilities
Derrick’s responsibilities include oversight of the Loan Loss Reserve, the asset quality of the balance sheet, loan administration, and all loan policies. In addition, his responsibilities include underwriting, credit training, credit approval, special assets, and communication with bank analysts and rating agencies.