Meet our team

Meet our team in Nashville

Tom O'Connor

Market President

Tom O’Connor is proud to serve as a Market President in Nashville. He has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry and an impressive list of academic accomplishments that includes a bachelor’s degree from North Carolina State and an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Before joining Synovus, O’Connor served as Middle Tennessee market president at CapStar Bank. He also held various roles at Truist and has spent most of his career in middle market banking in the Atlanta and Nashville markets.

Work in our community

  • President and board member, Tennessee chapter of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation
  • Board member, Middle Tennessee State University Economics and Finance Advisory Board

James Greek

Director, Private Wealth Management

James Greek joined Synovus in 2019 with 15 years of financial services experience. As director of Private Wealth Management in Nashville, James is keenly attuned to the goals of his clients. “When we sit down with our clients, our goal is to understand what motivates them, what’s important to them and their families, and where they want to go professionally and personally,” James says. “Whether it’s our commercial team, our Wealth Management professionals, or our Family Office, the focus will always be on putting the client first.”

Born and raised in Nashville, James attended Montgomery Bell Academy and graduated with his bachelor’s degree from Middle Tennessee State University. He and his wife, Donna, have been married for nearly 15 years and have two sons. In his free time, James enjoys coaching his sons’ sports teams, golfing, and fishing.

Work in our community

  • Treasurer for New Transitions, 2015-2017
  • United Way Young Leaders, 2014-2016
  • American Diabetes Association

Corum Webb

Commercial Real Estate Banking Manager

A Team Member at Synovus since 2019, C. Corum Webb serves as a CRE lender. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and holds two degrees from the school: A B.S. in Business Administration and Doctor of Jurisprudence. “As a commercial real estate lender covering the fast-growing Tennessee markets, Synovus has the perfect combination of size and scale to provide financing solutions for large-scale development and acquisition opportunities while maintaining the personal and community bank service level for the relationships we continue to foster,” he says. A native of Ripley, T.N., he is married and enjoys golf, travel, and University of Tennessee athletics.

Work in our community

  • Music City Bowl Committee (2008-2010)

Pat O'Brien

Middle Market Banking Manager

Pat O’Brien has been with Synovus since 2019 when he moved from Atlanta to Nashville. He delivers consultative banking solutions to private and sponsor-backed commercial and industrial businesses in the corporate and middle market segments.

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. At Synovus, he’s enjoyed the challenge of developing a detailed understanding of each client’s unique business model and operating environment. Pat uses this to develop custom-tailored banking solutions and acts as a strategic advisor on a variety of topics.

A graduate of the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business, he holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and graduated magna cum laude. An active participant in his Nashville community, he enjoys outdoor sports, international travel, and reading.

Work in our community

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