Meet our team

Meet our team in Greenville

Frederick G. Williams

Market President
Upstate Region, South Carolina

Fred has a unique perspective on his role as a banking market executive. “My products are financial services, but my business is people,” says Fred. As a banker for 34 years, Fred has helped companies and customers with their financial needs, which has allowed him to become their trusted advisor. Fred earned his bachelor’s from Presbyterian College and is a Licensed Certified Public Accountant in the state of South Carolina, additionally he is a graduate of the American Bankers Association National Commercial Lending School. Fred is married and has three adult sons; his hobbies are golf, walking, and reading.

Work in our community

  • Kiwanis Club of Spartanburg
  • South Carolina Association of CPA’s
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Past Distinguished President of the Spartanburg Kiwanis Club
  • Past Board Member and Treasurer of the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Past President of the Spartanburg Touchdown / Tip Off Club
  • Past Fundraising Chairman of the Arts Council of Spartanburg

Amanda Whisnant

Private Wealth Advisor

A banker for over 13 years, Amanda joined Synovus in 2017 to lead the retail and business banking efforts in Anderson, South Carolina. When the Anderson branch closed, Mandi transitioned to Private Wealth and is now covering the Greenville and Anderson markets. “I’m excited to be part of Synovus, a bank that truly values its deep roots in hometown banking,” Amanda says. “Immediately I could tell the leadership here has a strong focus on cultivating a family atmosphere and delivering a personal touch.”

A long-time resident of South Carolina, Amanda earned her bachelor’s degree from the South Carolina Bankers School of Business Management. In her free time, Amanda leads a busy life with her husband, Chad, and their four children. Amanda and Chad are both active volunteers with the March of Dimes and at their local church.

Work in our community

  • Clemson Area Chamber Board of Regents
  • Anderson Chamber Member
  • School Improvement Council member
  • Pendleton Area Business Council, Past Chair
  • United Way Bank Representative, 2006-2016
  • March of Dimes Spokes Family 2015
  • March of Dimes Campaign Leader
  • March of Dimes Ambassador Family
  • WIB member

Jarred Overcash

Regional Retail Sales Manager
South Carolina

Jarred joined Synovus in 2018 bringing 20 years of banking experience with him. He earned a Business Administration and Management degree from the College of Charleston, where he also played baseball. Jarred is motivated by building effective relationships with everyone in the industry, whether competitor, customer, peer, team member, direct report or prospect. He has been successful at coaching his team to a high performance of helping customers reach their financial goals. When not working, Jarred enjoys fishing, family beach trips and supporting his 4 daughters’ athletic activities.

Work in our community

  • Graduate of Leadership Charleston 2014
  • Graduate of the SC Bankers School 2019
  • Series 6 & 63 licensed and SC Life and Health
  • Volunteer and Supporter, United Way Organizations
  • Member, Charleston Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, College of Charleston Enactus
  • Volunteer and Supporter, American Cancer Society
  • Volunteer Baseball Coach Bishop England High School 2001-2004

Mark Freeman

Middle Market Banker, Sr.

Mark Freeman joined Synovus in 2019 to be part of an organization and team that is growing—and one that has a culture of integrity. He enjoys developing relationships with customers and prospects and finding banking solutions that meet their needs. In banking for over 30 years, he holds a Bachelor of Art in journalism from The University of Georgia, as well as an MBA from Vanderbilt University. The married father of two grew up in Greenville, SC and enjoys football and weightlifting.

Work in our community

  • Football coach, Christ Church High School
  • Member, Brushy Creek Baptist Church