Synovus middle market banking


Tom is an industry veteran and brings the perfect mix of client-facing and strategic advisory experience to the Nashville market. Before joining Synovus, Tom served as Middle Tennessee market president at CapStar Bank. He also served in various roles at Truist for more than 20 years — such as market president in North Raleigh, North Carolina, and Houston, Texas — but has spent most of his career in middle market banking in Atlanta and Nashville. Under Tom's leadership, Synovus will continue to grow its presence and brand in Middle Tennessee while helping our clients and the communities we serve reach their full potential.


  • B.B.A. Finance and Marketing, North Carolina State University
  • M.B.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Awards and Affiliations

  • President and Board Member, Tennessee Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation
  • Board Member, Middle Tennessee State University Economics and Finance Advisory Board

Tom O'Connor
Senior Director,
Middle Market Banking