Meet Our Executive Management
CYNTHIA A. WILLIAMS
Senior Executive Vice President,
Chief Communications Officer
Cynthia Williams, a 27-year veteran of the banking industry, joined BB&T in 2003 through the First Virginia Bank merger. Williams was named chief communications officer in 2009 and executive vice president in 2010. In 2009, the Winston-Salem Urban League named her Person of the Year/Corporate Leadership. 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, Winston-Salem Foundation (2009-present), board member, Winston-Salem State University Foundation (2011-present), Finance Committee member, North Carolina Black Repertory Company’s National Black Theatre Festival (NBTF) (2011-present), board member, N.W. Piedmont Workforce Development (2009-present), board member, The Arts Council of Winston-Salem (2012-present), board member, The Piedmont Club (2012-present). She is also a member of the BB&T Women’s Leadership Council (2010-present).