Meet our team

Meet our team in Statesboro

Darron Burnette

Division CEO

A lifelong banker, Darron began his career at the age of 16 while working with Bank South in Atlanta, and has never looked back. Born and raised in Georgia, he is not only a leader within our Synovus community, but an award-winning champion of community involvement throughout our region.

Work in our community

  • Board Member, Coastal Georgia Alzheimer's Association
  • Member, Rotary Club of Statesboro
  • Secretary, Georgia Southern Athletic Foundation
  • Co-Chairman, South Main Revitalization, Statesboro

Chad Wiggins

Market President

Chad began his banking career more than 20 years ago. Throughout these decades of service, Chad has held myriad positions, ranging from those in Credit Analysis to Consumer/Small Business lending to Commercial banking lending. In addition to gleaning knowledge from his diversified roles within the bank, Chad has participated in trainings, certifications and educational opportunities to further his skills and deliver a richer banking experience to our customers. This dedication is evident through his participation in the Synovus Leadership Institute, Synovus Commercial Credit Certification, Synovus FACTS School and the Management Trainee program.

Work in our community

  • Downtown Rotary of Statesboro – President
  • Goodwill of Coastal Empire – Board Member and Finance Chair
  • Connection Church – Board Member
  • Statesboro High School Quarterback Club – President
  • Statesboro High School Baseball Booster Club – President

Kimberley (Kim) Brannen

Senior VP, Professional and Executive Banker

After working with a regional bank for five years, Kim began her illustrious career at Synovus as a Commercial Lender in 1997. Kim is currently a Senior Vice President and serves as a Professional and Executive Banker. Through her continued dedication to excel and better serve our clients, Kim has received many awards and accolades, including Synovus Chairman’s Circle of Excellence Award recipient, President’s Award for Service from the Statesboro- Bulloch Chamber of Commerce, and the Synovus James D. Yancey Customer Covenant Award.

Work in our community

  • The Tyson Foundation – Past President
  • Board of Directors for CSRA Business Lending – Past Board Member
  • Leadership GBA – Former President
  • The Statesboro Service League – Former President
  • Joseph’s Home for Boys – Past Executive Committee
  • Board of Directors for the Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce – Past Board Member
  • Board of Directors for Leadership Bulloch – Past Board Member
  • Youth Leadership Bulloch – Founding Member