Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum Experience: Seven (7) years business lending/banking experience, with demonstrated progressive professional growth;Three (3) years experience managing a branch or department in the financial service industry of similar scope and scale with an outside business development focus and proficiency in small business lending; Three (3) years experience in an outside business development lending role within banking, such as a business banker or private banker.
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Skills in sales management, small business credit, coaching & development of team members, internal and external relationship development
Experience leading teams and demonstrating the ability to create a positive work environment with open communication and motivated team members
Advanced knowledge of federal and state laws, rules, and regulations governing small business banking
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with a diverse group including executive management, bank partners, team members and customers
Ability to coach, inspire, develop and lead a team to achieve results
Strong knowledge of businesses and small business banking products including lending, deposits and investment areas
Strong sales/outside business development and small business credit/underwriting skills
Strong people skills with ability to effectively communicate to all levels of the organization
Sound decision making skills with ability to balance customer needs with corporate interests
Ability to plan, implement and evaluate the achievement of goals, objectives and work plans
Quick learner of new technology
Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
Synovus Financial Corp.