Synovus middle market banking


Pat began his career with the State of Georgia, where he led teams of banking regulators on various projects, collaborating with banks and executive leadership teams across the Southeast. In 2019, he relocated to Nashville to join Synovus and today delivers consultative banking solutions to commercial and industrial businesses in the corporate and middle market segments. With over ten years of banking experience, Pat advises private and sponsor-backed companies on debt structuring, M&A, enterprise risk, capital management, and corporate governance.


  • B.B.A. Economics, University of Georgia
    • Honors: Magna cum laude

Awards and Affiliations

  • Board Member, Phoenix Club of Nashville
  • Board Member, Tennessee Association for Corporate Growth
  • Board Intern, United Way of Greater Nashville
  • Alumni, Young Leaders Council
  • Big Brother, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee
  • Member, Rotary Club of Nashville
  • Member, Economic Club of Nashville

Pat O'brien
Middle Market
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