JACKSON, Miss.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Trustmark Corporation (NASDAQ:TRMK) announced that Joseph T. Sarci has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Trustmark National Bank effective Monday, July 2, 2018.
“Mr. Sarci has vast experience in providing leadership in business development, information security, risk management and productivity for a diversified financial services company. We welcome him to the Trustmark family, as well as our executive team,” said Gerard R. Host, President and CEO of Trustmark. “I am confident he will make a significant contribution to our company’s long-term success as we continue to deliver effective innovative service solutions for internal and external stakeholders, users and customers.”
Mr. Sarci has more than 20 years of experience, with his most recent leadership role as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at TIAA Bank, headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. In this position, he led a national team of 120 associates and administered a technology budget to support a multi-state operation with approximately 3,000 associates.
“I am honored to join a company such as Trustmark that is rich in history, values and expertise,” said Joseph T. Sarci, Chief Information Officer of Trustmark. “I look forward to building upon the solid foundation established by my predecessor, as well as implementing new ideas, opportunities and growth to advance technology and enhance effective business communication throughout Trustmark’s marketplace.”
Mr. Sarci received a Bachelor of Technology in Computer Engineering Technology from DeVry University. He holds certifications and training in the following: Fourth & Fifth Generation Management, People Processes, IT Infrastructure Library, Six Sigma, Performance Management, Project Management PMP, Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Information Security Manager and Capability Maturity Model Integration.
“Joe’s strong background in spearheading company initiatives to develop business continuity planning and disaster recovery protocols, as well as overseeing and shaping all technology investments, will be valuable to his new position and to our company,” said James M. Outlaw, Jr., Chief Administrative Officer of Trustmark.
Trustmark Corporation is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Jackson, Mississippi, with approximately 200 locations in Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas.