The Douglas County Chamber is pleased to announce its newest member of their Chairmans Club, SunTrust Bank. The mission of the Chairmans Club is to convene community-minded, senior level business people to be visionaries for the Chamber and a voice for business in our community. Charlene Craig with SunTrust was officially welcomed as a Chairmans Club member at the GreyStone Power Luncheon in February.
“The Chamber is thrilled to have SunTrust as the newest member of the Chairmans Club,” says Chamber President and CEO, Sara Ray, “The growth in the Chambers Chairmans Club program this year has been exciting – we have increased our membership and anticipate even more growth in the years to come with these companies leading the way.”
SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE: STI) is a purpose-driven company dedicated to lighting the way to financial well-being for the people, businesses, and communities it serves. SunTrust leads on Up, a national movement inspiring Americans to build financial confidence. Headquartered in Atlanta, the Company has two business segments: consumer and wholesale. Its flagship subsidiary, SunTrust Bank, operates an extensive branch and ATM network throughout the high-growth Southeast and Mid-Atlantic states, along with 24-hour digital access. As of December 31, 2018, SunTrust had total assets of $216 billion and total deposits of $163 billion. The company provides deposit, credit, trust, investment, mortgage, asset management, securities brokerage, and capital market services.
Across the Georgia, the company serves more than 673,000 consumer households and 106,000 business clients. SunTrust has a deep commitment to the clients and communities it serves. In 2017, SunTrust United Way campaigns in Georgia totaled $3.6 million, while the SunTrust Foundation awarded $3.7 million in grants to 135 nonprofits. Further, SunTrust teammates provided over 72,000 hours of volunteer time to more than 870 nonprofit organizations in Georgia during the year.
About the DC Chamber Chairmans Club
The Chairmans Club represents businesses and individuals who have chosen to go the extra mile in their support for the Chamber and its mission; they do so because they believe that the voice of business must be heard. They are leaders who invest time and money toward the job creation, quality of life, workforce development and marketing goals of the community. These top decision-makers develop valuable relationships among key business and political leaders and lend expertise on issues critical to their corporate goals and to the community’s growth and development.
Other members of the 2019 Chairmans Club are Assured Comfort Heating, Air & Plumbing; AT&T; City of Douglasville; Comcast; DeNyse Companies; Douglas County Economic Development Authority; Douglas County Government; Douglas County Schools; Douglas County Sentinel; Douglasville-Douglas County Water & Sewer Authority; Foxhall Resort; Georgia Power Company; Google; GreyStone Power Corporation; HRC Engineers, Surveyors & Landscape Architects; Kaiser Permanente; McDonough Bolyard Peck; Regions Bank; Servis1st Bank; Sherrod & Bernard, P.C.; Switch; Synovus; United Way of Greater Atlanta; WellStar Douglas Hospital, and West Georgia Technical College.
For information on the Douglas County Chamber or Chairmans Club, contact their office at 770.942.5022 or visit the Chamber website, www.douglascountygeorgia.com.