Awards & Recognition


  • The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has named SunTrust Bank a top ten 7(a) lender by dollar volume in fiscal year 2014 (Oct.1-Sept. 30).
  • SunTrust achieved a perfect score of 100 on the 2015 Corporate Equality Index, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees.
  • Atlanta Habitat for Humanity honored SunTrust with its Golden Hammer award, recognizing the bank for its outstanding dedication to affordable homeownership.
  • Susan Dushock, SVP, SunTrust Bank was recognized by The Bond Buyer as a “Trailblazing Woman,” celebrating women's accomplishments in public finance.
  • Anil Cheriyan, CIO, has been named a 2015 Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leadership Awards honoree.
  • The Boys & Girls Clubs of Georgia honored Bill Rogers, chairman and CEO of SunTrust Banks, Inc., with its prestigious “Hall of Fame” award.
  • Rilla Delorier, executive vice president of consumer channels, has been named one of American Banker ’s 25 Women to Watch.
  • SunTrust Mortgage, Inc. has been inducted into the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Hall of Honor program for its commitment to U.S. military veterans and active-duty personnel.
  • SunTrust was awarded a Silver 2014 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Award for its Shine On Financial Education Modules by Brandon Hall Group, the pre-eminent HCM research and analyst organization focused on Learning and Development, Leadership Development, Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, and Workforce Management.
  • United Way honored SunTrust with the Champion of Greatness Award at its Tocqueville Society Awards for its notable efforts to serve the public good. Walt Mercer, executive vice president, also was honored with the Chairman’s Award.
  • SunTrust was awarded first place for the Javelin Strategy & Research 2014 Digital Banking Experience Leader in Online Banking award. The bank also placed in the top five in the Mobile Banking, Digital Adoption and Digital Strategy categories.
  • SunTrust named a winner of a Financial Services Roundtable Corporate Social Responsibility Leadership Award, which honors companies for their leadership and dedication to improving their communities and efforts to share financial literacy education.
  • SunTrust named a winner of the 2014 Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) – Atlanta Pegasus Award, which honors HR resources excellence, promotes positive change in Atlanta companies and showcases the profound impact that HR can have on business results.
  • Chairman & CEO William H. Rogers, Jr. honored by Operation HOPE for advancements in financial literacy resources and counseling.
  • SunTrust won 11 Greenwich Excellence Awards for distinctive quality in serving the financial needs of business clients.
  • A study conducted by Javelin Strategy & Research, a division of Greenwich Associates, ranked SunTrust “Best in Resolution” in regard to helping clients deal with the aftermath of card fraud events.


  • Corporate Real Estate group received 2013 Downtown Impact Award.
  • Rilla Delorier named one of The 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking by American Banker.
  • Received $2.2 Million in Awards for Five Affordable Housing Communities.
  • Nearly 500 teammate volunteers were recognized in 2013 by the Presidential Volunteer Service Awards Program. The program recognizes volunteers, encourages a sustained commitment to civic participation and inspires others to make service a central part of their lives.
  • Recognized by Change Sciences Group as a top performer for online user experience.
  • The SunTrust Foundation was recognized with the National Financial Educators Council Financial Education Leadership Award for its support of financial literacy initiatives in Central Carolina.


  • The Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve honored SunTrust with the Above and Beyond Award, the Army Reserve Outstanding Employer Award and the Patriotic Employer Award.
  • Winner of the 2012 Corporate Ally Award at the Annual Atlanta Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (AGLCC) Community Awards.
  • Our Eastern Tennessee Region was recognized by the Knoxville Area Urban League with the 2012 Corporate Leadership Award.
  • Recognized by the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) with a 2012 BEST Award for demonstrating a culture of learning.
  • Recognized by Corporate Insight in their 2012 Bank Monitor Awards, including a Gold award in the "online application" category and a Silver award in the “account information” category.
  • Named a 2012 Bersin & Associates Learning Leader in the Learning, Leadership, and Talent Initiative Excellence category for Leadership Development Programs.
  • Winner of the 2012 VISA Service Quality Award for Highest Non-Fraud Chargeback Effectiveness for Commercial Issuer.
  • SunTrust Named "Export Lender of the Year" by U.S. Small Business Administration for Third Straight Year.
  • Earned 12 Greenwich Excellence Awards in 2011 – including National Small Business Overall Satisfaction – in small business and middle market banking.
  • Earned two Gold Bank Monitor Awards and one Silver Bank Monitor Award for online banking innovation presented by consulting firm Corporate Insight.


  • SunTrust Business Banking received the top award for Sales Talent Management in 2011 from Brandon Hall for our integrated talent management strategy within the Business Banking sales organization.
  • Our Hampton Roads Region was the recipient of a 2011 Corporate Volunteer Excellence Award in the Good Corporate Neighbor category, presented by VOLUNTEER Hampton Roads in partnership with the Hampton Roads Corporate Volunteer Council.
  • Named regional winner for highest level of client advocacy in research firm Market Probe’s 2011 Retail Banking Customer Advocacy Monitor.
  • SunTrust Named “Export Lender of the Year“ by U.S. Small Business Administration for Second Straight Year.
  • SunTrust Wins 18 Greenwich Excellence Awards for Distinguished Performance in Serving the Financial Needs of Business Clients.
  • Named “Export Lender of the Year” by the U.S. Small Business Administration for making the most export working capital loans to U.S. exporters in 2011.
  • Treasury & Payment Solutions received 18 Greenwich Excellence Awards for treasury management, covering overall satisfaction, product capabilities and service in 2011.


  • Received J.D. Power and Associates Highest Customer Satisfaction Ranking for Business Banking.
  • Named “Export Lender of the Year” by U.S. Small Business Administration.
  • Won Monarch Innovation Awards for Outstanding Business Solutions.
  • Won Nine Greenwich Excellence Awards for Outstanding Service in Small Business and Middle Market Banking.
  • RidgeWorth Investments - Recipient of 2 Lipper Awards including the Small Company “Overall” Award – 2010 and Small Company “Mixed Assets” Award – 2010, as well as the Mutual Fund Education Alliance “Overall Advisor Communication” Award among medium sized firms.
  • SunTrust Robinson Humphrey - Recipient of the 2010 Greenwich awards for excellence in Investment Banking.