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SunTrust’s Rilla Delorier Named One of American Banker’s 25 Women to Watch

Oct 8, 2014

ATLANTA – Rilla Delorier, executive vice president of consumer channels at SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE: STI), has been named one of American Banker’s 25 Women to Watch. The prestigious group includes both emerging female talent in banking, and industry veterans, such as Delorier, who have taken on new roles within the past year.

Delorier was tapped to lead SunTrust’s consumer channel strategy in March 2014 after successfully serving as the Bank’s chief marketing officer for six years. In this newly created position, Delorier is responsible for leading SunTrust’s OmniChannel strategy, digital channel management, branch network optimization and branch-based financial advisor channel. She also works to align the client and teammate experience, sales process and incentives with SunTrust’s Purpose of Lighting the Way to Financial Well-Being.

 “We congratulate Rilla as one of American Banker’s 25 Women to Watch,” said American Banker Magazine executive editor Bonnie McGeer. “She possesses the skills and enthusiasm that the industry is eager to watch.”    

Delorier previously served as director of marketing for SunTrust where she was instrumental in formulating the SunTrust Purpose, defining the SunTrust brand, and leading the client loyalty and digital channel effort across the organization. Before joining SunTrust, Delorier founded The CAGR Marketing Group, a firm specializing in driving results through client acquisition, growth and retention programs. Prior to that, she was chief marketing officer for PNC Advisors, responsible for marketing and product management across PNC’s consumer and institutional investment businesses.

Delorier earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and an undergraduate degree from The University of Virginia. Delorier serves on the board of directors for the Bank Administration Institute (BAI) and on the board of advisors for the United Way Women of Tocqueville.

About SunTrust Banks, Inc.

SunTrust Banks, Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, is one of the nation's largest banking organizations, serving a broad range of consumer, commercial, corporate and institutional clients.  As of June 30, 2014, SunTrust had total assets of $182.6 billion and total deposits of $133.3 billion.  Through its flagship subsidiary, SunTrust Bank, the company operates an extensive branch and ATM network throughout the high-growth Southeast and Mid-Atlantic states and a full array of technology-based, 24-hour delivery channels.  The company also serves clients in selected markets nationally.  Its primary businesses include deposit, credit, trust and investment services.  Through various subsidiaries the company provides mortgage banking, insurance, brokerage, investment management, equipment leasing and investment banking services. SunTrust's Internet address is suntrust.com.

SOURCE SunTrust Banks, Inc.

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