Columbus Bank and Trust, a division of Synovus Bank, has promoted Willette Roundtree Shalishali to vice president in its Private Wealth Management division. In her new role, she will work in the Private Banking group at CB&T.
"We are fortunate to have Willette join our Private Banking team," Mark Porter, senior manager of the Private Client Services group, said in a statement. "Her knowledge and professionalism will be tremendous assets in working with our clients, and her commitment to her customers and the community is evident in everything she does."
Shalishali began her career at Synovus in 2006 as a management associate. She became a credit analyst and for the last five years has worked as a commercial banker in CB&T's Corporate Banking division.
Shalishali, a Columbus native, graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Georgia. She serves on the board of directors of Girl's Inc. She also is a St. Francis Fellow and previously served on the Mayor's Real Estate Investment Initiative Commission, Anne Elizabeth Shepard Home advisory voard, United Way allocation committee, and the Keep Columbus Beautiful Commission. She also participates in the Columbus Museum Contemporaries, a group for local young professionals who share an interest in the arts.
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Columbus Bank and Trust, founded in 1888, has 14 branch offices and more than 60 ATMs in Columbus and on Fort Benning. It is a division of Synovus, which has 28 locally branded bank divisions and 274 branches inGeorgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Florida and Tennessee.