Tidwell to Head Asset and Wealth Management in Georgia

Apr 27, 2001, 01:00 ET from Wachovia Corporation

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Isaiah Tidwell has been
 named Georgia's president of Asset and Wealth Management for Wachovia Bank,
 N.A.  Currently, Tidwell serves as president of Georgia Banking for Wachovia
 Bank, N.A.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000711/WACHLOGO )
     In the new role, Tidwell will lead Wachovia's teams responsible for the
 delivery of financial services tailored to the needs of affluent customers
 throughout the state.  He will remain located in Atlanta.
     "Isaiah Tidwell will provide important direction for one of Wachovia's
 highest-growth-potential lines of business," said Stanhope A. Kelly, senior
 executive vice president, who heads Wachovia's Banking and Wealth Management
 divisions.
     "Georgia's expanding market opportunity combined with Wachovia's extensive
 wealth management capabilities and formidable franchise throughout the state
 requires strong leadership," said D. Gary Thompson, CEO of Georgia and Florida
 Banking.  "With proven leaders like Isaiah Tidwell, we will be certain that
 customer needs are identified and met."
     Tidwell joined Wachovia in 1972 and has held positions as commercial
 lending and corporate loan administration officer, county executive and
 regional executive.  He had executive responsibility for Wachovia's banking
 activities in Charlotte and the southern and western counties of North
 Carolina before moving to Atlanta in 1999 to assume his current position.
     Tidwell is a native of Charlotte and a graduate of North Carolina Central
 University.  He received a master's degree in business administration from the
 Babcock School of Management at Wake Forest University.  He serves on the
 boards of the Atlanta Area Chapter of the Boy Scouts of America, the Woodruff
 Arts Center in Atlanta, Lance Inc. and Ruddick Corporation.
     Wachovia Bank, N.A. is the principal subsidiary of Wachovia Corporation
 (NYSE:   WB), a financial holding company with assets of $75.6 billion as of
 March 31, 2000. Member companies offer consumer and commercial banking,
 community development finance, bank card, asset and wealth management, capital
 markets and investment banking, brokerage and insurance services.  Wachovia
 Bank operates more than 650 offices and 1,350 ATMs primarily in Florida,
 Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.
 
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    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Isaiah Tidwell has been
 named Georgia's president of Asset and Wealth Management for Wachovia Bank,
 N.A.  Currently, Tidwell serves as president of Georgia Banking for Wachovia
 Bank, N.A.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000711/WACHLOGO )
     In the new role, Tidwell will lead Wachovia's teams responsible for the
 delivery of financial services tailored to the needs of affluent customers
 throughout the state.  He will remain located in Atlanta.
     "Isaiah Tidwell will provide important direction for one of Wachovia's
 highest-growth-potential lines of business," said Stanhope A. Kelly, senior
 executive vice president, who heads Wachovia's Banking and Wealth Management
 divisions.
     "Georgia's expanding market opportunity combined with Wachovia's extensive
 wealth management capabilities and formidable franchise throughout the state
 requires strong leadership," said D. Gary Thompson, CEO of Georgia and Florida
 Banking.  "With proven leaders like Isaiah Tidwell, we will be certain that
 customer needs are identified and met."
     Tidwell joined Wachovia in 1972 and has held positions as commercial
 lending and corporate loan administration officer, county executive and
 regional executive.  He had executive responsibility for Wachovia's banking
 activities in Charlotte and the southern and western counties of North
 Carolina before moving to Atlanta in 1999 to assume his current position.
     Tidwell is a native of Charlotte and a graduate of North Carolina Central
 University.  He received a master's degree in business administration from the
 Babcock School of Management at Wake Forest University.  He serves on the
 boards of the Atlanta Area Chapter of the Boy Scouts of America, the Woodruff
 Arts Center in Atlanta, Lance Inc. and Ruddick Corporation.
     Wachovia Bank, N.A. is the principal subsidiary of Wachovia Corporation
 (NYSE:   WB), a financial holding company with assets of $75.6 billion as of
 March 31, 2000. Member companies offer consumer and commercial banking,
 community development finance, bank card, asset and wealth management, capital
 markets and investment banking, brokerage and insurance services.  Wachovia
 Bank operates more than 650 offices and 1,350 ATMs primarily in Florida,
 Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.
 
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