Meet Our Executive Management
CYNTHIA A. WILLIAMS
Senior Executive Vice President,
Chief Communications Officer
Cynthia Williams, a 30-year veteran of the banking industry, joined BB&T in 2003 through the First Virginia Bank merger. Williams was named Chief Corporate Communications Officer in 2009. The Winston-Salem Urban League named her Person of the Year/Corporate Leadership in 2009. In 2010, she was named one of the “Most Powerful Women in Finance” by Women of Color magazine. In 2012, the city of Winston-Salem named her “Outstanding Women’s Leader.” She was named to the BB&T Executive Management team in August 2012.
B.S., Business Administration, Wayne State University
MBA, Information Security, James Madison University
Graduate, Stonier Graduate School of Banking
Board Member of the following: Winston-Salem Foundation, Winston-Salem State University Foundation, Winston-Salem State University Finance Committee, North Carolina Black Repertory Company’s National Black Theatre Festival, The Arts Council of Winston-Salem, The Piedmont Club. She is also a member of the BB&T Women’s Leadership Council.
Former board member:
North Carolina Bankers Association, N.W. Piedmont Workforce Development