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President, Community Banking 
President, BB&T

Experience:  Ricky Brown has more than 35 years of banking experience. He joined BB&T in 1977 and has served as business services officer in New Bern, N.C., and Morehead City, N.C., corporate banker in Wilmington, N.C., city executive in New Bern and Winston-Salem, N.C., regional president of BB&T Charlotte Metro Region (N.C.) and Group President of the Washington, D.C. Metro Region. He was named as BB&T’s banking network manager in 2004 and in 2014 was promoted to President of BB&T.

Education: B.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; School of Banking of the South, Louisiana State University; Graduate of Wharton Executive Development Program



Current: board member, NC Chamber of Commerce


Former: Leadership in Rotary Club, United Way, Junior Achievement; board member, Charlotte (N.C.) Mecklenburg Education Foundation; member, Charlotte Chamber; board member, Carolina Partnership; board member, UNC-Charlotte Foundation; member, Board of Visitors, Davidson College, N.C.; member, Board of Trustees, Southeastern University, Washington, D.C.; board member, Greater Washington Board of Trade; board member, George Mason University Foundation, Va.; board member, Brenner Children's Hospital; trustee, Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges.




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