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Kevin Blair

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Kevin Blair, President | Chief Operating Officer

Experience:
Blair was named Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of Synovus in December 2018. He joined the company in August 2016 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He was previously Corporate Treasurer of SunTrust, where he started in 1998. Blair held a number of positions at SunTrust, including director of the bank’s commercial specialty segment, and chairman and chief executive officer of SunTrust’s Georgia/North Florida region. He also held leadership roles in such areas as corporate strategy, line management, strategic finance, and credit risk management. Blair began his financial services career at Signet Bank in Richmond, Virginia, in 1995.


Education:
• B.B.A., Economics and Management, James Madison University
• M.B.A., George Washington University


Affiliations:
• Member, Board of Directors, Bank Administration Institute (BAI)
• Finance Committe, United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley


Summary of Responsibilities:
As Chief Operating Officer, Blair leads Synovus’ three front-line business units — community banking, wholesale banking, and financial management services — as well as the company’s technology and operations team and the product and treasury management team.