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Raymond D. Fortin

Ray Fortin is SunTrust’s general counsel.  In this role, he oversees the company’s legal affairs.  He has administrative responsibility for the internal audit department and serves as chair of disclosure committee as well as corporate secretary.  

Fortin, who has 35 years of legal experience, joined SunTrust in 1989 after serving for eight years as staff counsel at the Citizens and Southern Georgia Corporation where he concentrated on securities, corporate finance, and banking and corporate law, and as an associate at an Atlanta law firm. 

Fortin earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Florida School of Law and a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Florida.  He was the managing editor of the Florida Law Review.  Fortin serves as chair of the Georgia Business Court Feasibility Study, and is past president of the Corporate Counsel Section of the State Bar of Georgia.  

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