BB&T In The News
The following is a sampling of BB&T's recent media coverage.
BB&T Leadership Insitute opening new facility
It’s been around for a while – in one form or another, for more than 60 years – but what’s new is how the bank is taking it to a new level with both a 55,000 foot campus near the Piedmont Triad International Airport and who they plan to bring in in the future.
Lancaster Chamber passes $6.8M campaign goal with more help from BB&T
At its annual dinner Wednesday, the Lancaster Chamber announced that a $50,000 gift from BB&T put it over the top its campaig goal. The gift was BB&T's second to the campaign, following its $1.2 million matching grant that launched it.
BB&T's Lighthouse Project provides for GRADD's Homebound Seniors
Employees of BB&T, through their Lighthouse Project, provided 135 bags filled with items such as toilet paper, shampoo, laundry detergent, and household cleaners to the GRADD office on May 11, 2017. These bags of household supplies will be delivered to homebound seniors in need in the coming weeks.
Program encourages students to develop leadership skills
University of South Carolina Upstate
During The BB&T Leadership Institute's Emerging Leadership Program, students undergo assessments to help them better understand their own leadership strengths and through a mix of group activities, they learn to appreciate how those strengths help them interact with others.
Local bank working to end child abuse
A garden of pinwheels and walls of artwork will adorn BB&T Financial Center in Blue Ash to raise awareness for child abuse prevention.
Buying a foreclosed home: the basics of buying a foreclosed home
Buying a foreclosed home offers real estate investors, property flippers, and those building rental portfolios a great opportunity. BB&T Home Mortgages offers HomeSteps by Freddie Mac, a loan program available specifically for the purchase of foreclosed properties held by the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (FHLMC).
BB&T gifts $1 million to University of Charleston's new 'Innovation Center'
The State Journal
The University of Charleston recently received a $1 million gift from BB&T Bank for the continuing development of the Russell and Martha Wehrle Innovation Center, pushing the fundraising campaign over the top.
BB&T eliminates stock options for executives as part changing compensation
BB&T Corp.’s board of directors has made a significant shift in executive compensation, eliminating stock options and putting more emphasis on tying the number of shares granted to company performance.
BB&T Emerging Leaders Certification Seminar helps Moore School students examine their individual leadership styles
University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business News
The BB&T Emerging Leaders Certification Seminar enabled students to learn directly from business professionals and engaged students in focused small group discussions on leadership styles.
Analysts praise BB&T's plan to acquire Susquehanna
BB&T Corp. has a well-earned reputation as a conservative Southern bank. But its recent buying spree in Texas, Kentucky and now Pennsylvania displays a boldness in striking while competitors remain entrenched or are unable to put a better offer on the table.
BB&T rise 20 years later, bet on the future turned out to be sure thing
A card table, two legal pads and a handshake 20 years ago produced the most pivotal transaction in BB&T Corp.’s history and yielded a seminal economic moment for Winston-Salem.