Senior Executive Vice President and
Chief Risk Officer,
Mr. Starnes was named as BB&T's chief risk officer July 1, 2009. Mr. Starnes joined BB&T in 1982. After graduating from BB&T's Leadership Development Program, he managed BB&T's loan officer development program and credit analyst department. He later served as a business services manager, regional senior credit officer, regional loan administrator for corporate accounts and direct retail lending risk manager. He was named to BB&T's Executive Management team in December 2006 as Specialized Lending Group manager. In September 2008, he was named BB&T's Chief Credit Officer.
B.S., Business Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking at the University of Delaware
Current: director, Consumer Bankers Association; member, Regulatory Relations Council of the Risk Management Association
Past Affiliations: former director of Consumer Credit Counseling Services of Forsyth County (N.C.)