Meet our team

Meet our team in Chattanooga

Rob McNeilly

Robert E. McNeilly III

Division CEO

Rob joined Synovus with 32 years' banking experience. He is a graduate of the Webb School, Tulane University, and Stonier Graduate School of Banking.

Work in our community

  • Board member Goodwill Industries
  • Board member Leadership Nashville
  • Board member YMCA of Middle Tennessee
  • Board member Middle Tennessee Boy Scouts Council
  • Board member Nashville Public Education Foundation
  • Past Board member Nashville Chamber of Commerce
  • Past Board member Nashville Housing Fund
  • Past Board member Tennessee Bankers Association
Mike Sarvis

Mike Sarvis

Market President

After beginning his banking career right out of college, Mike joined Synovus in Dalton, Georgia, in 2001 and helped us expand into the Chattanooga area a few years later. As Market President in Chattanooga, Mike is responsible for all of our services, including community banking, retail banking, corporate banking and financial management. He has been extremely active in the Chattanooga community since his arrival, with a focus on living the Synovus values of servant leadership.

Work in our community

  • Board Chairman, Greater Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce
  • Board Member, Junior Achievement of Chattanooga
  • Board Member, United Way of Chattanooga
  • Board Member, Boys & Girls Clubs of Chattanooga
  • Board Member, Tennessee Small Business Development Center
  • President, Greater Chattanooga Clemson Alumni
  • Member, Rotary Club of Chattanooga
Peter Lindeman

Peter Lindeman

Commercial Banking Manager

Peter joined the Synovus team in 2018 with more than 25 years in banking. A native of Atlanta, Ga., Peter and his wife, three children, and two dogs moved to Chattanooga in 2013. “Chattanooga is a great place to live and work. The area is growing rapidly, making it a wonderful place to be a commercial banker. I get to learn about my clients’ businesses, and help them with the financial services they need to grow and expand.”

Peter graduated with a B.A. in Economics from Wake Forest University.

Work in our community

  • Treasurer of Chattanooga Chamber Downtown Council
  • Member of Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Church