The annual Synovus Chairmans Awards were announced Wednesday and the recipients are:
The James H. Blanchard Leadership Award Rick Gordy, senior director of Commercial Banking for Columbus Bank and Trust; Steve Shoemaker, area sales leader for Synovus Mortgage Corp., a Birmingham, Ala.based subsidiary of Synovus; and Eddie Norris, chief executive officer of CB&T Bank of Middle Georgia, a Synovus division in Warner Robins, Ga.
The James D. Yancey Customer Covenant Award Doug Ivey, business systems analyst, and Ernie Kelly, internal communications manager, both of Synovus; and Rob Phillips, regional market president with NBSC (National Bank of South Carolina), a Synovus division in Columbia, S.C.
The William B. Turner Humanitarian Award Linda Yarrell, branch manager of NBSCs main office in Columbia, S.C.
The Synovus Game Changer Award, an inaugural honor that recognizes high-performing team members for forward-thinking, innovative ideas Curtis Perry, chief corporate banking officer with Synovus.
Columbus-based Synovus Financial Corp., parent company of Columbus Bank and Trust, oversees about $26 billion in assets through 28 locally branded divisions. It has 261 offices and 363 ATMs in Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Florida and Tennessee.