Celebrating National Black Business Month

We’re proud to work and partner with black-owned businesses across our footprint. While they provide valuable economic impact and employment for their communities, they also are a source of inspiration and leadership for aspiring black entrepreneurs. This National Black Business Month, we’re sharing the stories of a few of our clients to recognize their achievements and share the impact they’ve made.

National Black Business Month Highlight: Roman Fonteno

To Roman, owner of Child Growth and Development, National Black Business Month is about shedding light on the perseverance and resilience of Black-owned businesses. Read his story here.

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National Black Business Month Highlight: DESA Inc.

A desire to create a path for herself is how Diane became the CEO and owner of DESA Inc. Read how her 30+ year relationship with Synovus and strategic mind have empowered her to impact communities across the southeast.

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National Black Business Month Highlight: Ben Hatcher

For nearly 60 years, Ben Hatcher has provided comfort and care for families when they need it most through his business, Hatcher Funeral Home. Read about his journey and aspirations for future generations of Black business owners here.

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National Black Business Month Highlight: Jamison Hadley

Meet Jamison, a third-generation business owner. For him, the best part of his job is making a difference in the lives of his 80 employees. Read more about how he’s expanded upon his family’s legacy.

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