COLUMBUS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Synovus Bank today announced that Tyrone Fenderson Jr. has been named market president for Mobile–Baldwin County. Fenderson joins Synovus from BBVA Compass Bank, where he served as senior vice president, corporate banking for Mobile and Baldwin County since 2016. He was previously with Synovus in Birmingham from 2001 to 2005.
“With nearly 30 years in the financial services industry, Tyrone Fenderson is a deeply experienced banker and a great advocate for south Alabama,” said Nelson Bean, Synovus divisional CEO for Alabama. “Our customers and team members in the area will be in great hands under Tyrone’s leadership, and we couldn’t be prouder to welcome him back to Synovus.”
Fenderson is active with several community organizations including serving as chairman of the Mayor’s Financial Advisory Committee for the City of Mobile, immediate past chairman and director of Leadership Alabama, chairman of the Alabama School of Mathematics and Science Foundation, and a member of the Board of Directors of Providence Hospital.
Fenderson earned his bachelor’s degree from Faulkner University and his MBA from Troy University. He is a graduate of the Alabama Banking School at University of South Alabama, the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University, and the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at University of Pennsylvania.
Synovus operates branches in Mobile at 170 St. Francis Street and 3704 Dauphin Street and in Daphne at 7050 U.S. Highway 90.
Synovus Bank, a Georgia-chartered, FDIC-insured bank, provides commercial and retail banking, investment, and mortgage services together with its affiliates through 297 branches in Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Florida, and Tennessee. Synovus Bank has been recognized as one of the country’s “Most Reputable Banks” by American Banker and the Reputation Institute. Synovus Bank is on the web at synovus.com, and on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Equal Housing Lender.