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Suntrust Banks, Inc. | Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Client Advisor, Private Wealth Management (Chattanooga, TN)-W435482



Manages a portfolio of approximately 100-150 clients, with a mix of Core and Reserve clients . A higher percentage of clients would come from the Core client segment, defined as clients with total investable assets between $1-$5MM or individual annual client revenue $15K or greater.

Serves as primary relationship advisor for clients and is responsible for developing and deepening client relationships through a high level of client service and through delivery of the bank's credit and deposit solutions. Coordinates the overall client strategy in close partnership with other professionals on the team to meet the investment, trust, risk management, and planning needs of clients. Is able to develop recommendations and advice on basic wealth management topics but relies heavily on teammates for development of more complicated topics and for implementation of all solutions. Thrives in a team based approach to deliver the full suite of PWM solutions to clients. Has high aptitude and is looking to grow in career.

Primarily relies on the SunTrust network to generate client acquisition but has an emerging ability to network externally. Is focused on nurturing and developing external referral sources and Centers of Influence. Also is comfortable asking existing clients for referrals.


Knowledge, Education, Certification, Licenses

Required: Bachelor's Degree with strong credit knowledge, strong deposit/general banking knowledge, excellent investment knowledge and excellent knowledge of all Wealth Management products and services. Must obtain CFP designation or equivalent within 24 months.

Preferred: MBA or JD. CPA, CFA or CFP designation or equivalent.

Skills and Abilities

Required: Strong sales and relationship management professional with primary strength in credit underwriting and cash flow analysis but has emerging skills in wealth planning. Highly self

motivated and has particular interest in growing and honing skills through further experience and

education in wealth planning. Success is heavily dependent on delighting clients and

excellent client service. Very responsive to client needs. Builds strong relationships with client

and is assertive in asking for business and for referrals from existing clients. Emphasizes personal connections in the sales process. Very relatable. Effective time management skills. Self starter who is effective at lead generation and developing COIs. Very team oriented and able to quickly bring in specialists onto team. Has ability to explain rationale behind less complex areas of recommendation but relies heavily on other teammates to explain rationale behind most areas of recommendations. Well organized and flexible; able to adapt to change as well as determine and focus on top priorities in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities. Excellent oral, written and presentation skills. Has a strategic approach to meeting annual goals. High aptitude.


Required: 5 years of sales and client management experience in the Wealth Services industry or degree and demonstrated ability to manage portfolio book of $1MM.

Preferred: 8 years of sales and client management experience in the Wealth Services industry or degree and demonstrated ability to manage portfolio book of $3MM.

Job:Private Wealth Management
Primary Location: TN-Chattanooga Area
Work Locations: Chattanooga Main Office

736 Market Street

Chattanooga 37402

Equal Opportunity Employer

SunTrust supports a diverse workforce and is a Drug Testing and Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other classification protected by law.

EEO Poster

About Suntrust Banks, Inc.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. (SunTrust) primarily operates as a financial services holding company. Through its principal banking subsidiary, SunTrust Bank (the Bank), the Company provides deposit, credit, and trust and investment services. Through its subsidiaries, SunTrust also provides mortgage banking, credit-related insurance, asset management, securities brokerage and capital market services. The Company operates in five business segments: Retail, Commercial, Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB), Wealth and Investment Management, and Mortgage. The Bank operates primarily in Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and the District of Columbia. SunTrust provides clients with a selection of technology based banking channels, including the Internet, automated teller machines (ATMs), personal computers and around-the-clock telebanking. In May 2008, SunTrust completed the acquisition of GB&T Bancshares, Inc.

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