SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Strengthens Corporate Banking Team with Key Hire in Charlotte

Ken Harris Deepens STRH Carolinas Coverage with Industry Veterans Jenna Kelly, Paul Keller and Jason Cagle

Jan 27, 2014, 09:16 ET from SunTrust Banks, Inc.

ATLANTA, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunTrust Robinson Humphrey (STRH) today announced the addition of a key industry veteran to its Charlotte-based Mid-Atlantic Corporate Banking team.

Ken Harris has joined STRH as a managing director after more than 35 years with Wells Fargo and Wachovia. He joins Jenna Kelly, who returned to STRH in September 2013 from Fifth Third, and Paul Keller, who joined STRH in December 2013 after more than 25 years with Bank of America Merrill Lynch and its predecessors.

"We are proud and excited to welcome Ken Harris to SunTrust Robinson Humphrey," said Jason Cagle, Head of Mid-Atlantic Corporate Banking Division. "Ken, Jenna and Paul are highly-respected bankers and key hires for STRH in Charlotte as we continue to build our Corporate Banking capabilities in the high opportunity growth area of the Carolinas."

Harris was responsible for new business development and middle-market relationship management in the Charlotte metro area at Wells Fargo. At STRH, he will jointly cover the greater Charlotte metro area with Kelly. He will also have responsibility for South Carolina and West Virginia. In addition to metro Charlotte, Kelly covers the Triangle (Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill) and Triad (Greensboro-Highpoint-Winston Salem). She previously worked for STRH in Atlanta and Charlotte from 1993 to 2010. Keller serves as Senior Credit Officer for the entire Mid-Atlantic Corporate Banking division.

The Mid-Atlantic Corporate Banking Division is based in Charlotte and covers Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and the Carolinas, and includes offices in Richmond, Norfolk and Baltimore. In 2012, STRH also extended its reach to middle-market businesses and corporate clients in the Southwest, West and Midwest with new Corporate Banking offices and key personnel additions in Dallas, San Francisco and Chicago, respectively.

STRH is the trade name for the corporate and investment banking services of SunTrust Banks, Inc. which are conducted through its wholly-owned subsidiaries SunTrust Bank and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc.

About SunTrust Robinson Humphrey

SunTrust Robinson Humphrey is the trade name for the corporate and investment banking services of SunTrust Banks, Inc., including SunTrust Bank and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., member FINRA and SIPC. SunTrust Robinson Humphrey provides comprehensive capital raising, strategic advisory, risk management, and investment solutions to serve the needs of corporate clients across the nation.  Fixed income and equity research, sales and trading for institutional investors and M&A advisory are provided by SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc.

About SunTrust Banks, Inc.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE: STI), 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 December 31, 2013, SunTrust had total assets of $175 billion and total deposits of $129 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 its various subsidiaries, the company provides mortgage banking, asset management, securities brokerage, and capital market services. SunTrust's Internet address is suntrust.com.

SOURCE SunTrust Banks, Inc.



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