Moore ’88 Named President and CEO of SunTrust Memphis


Publication Date: 5/12/2009

photo courtesy of The Commercial Appeal

Johnny B. Moore Jr. ’88 has been tapped to become president and CEO of SunTrust Bank Memphis, beginning June 1.

A business administration major at Rhodes, Moore has held numerous management positions in the commercial and mortgage banking areas. He has been with SunTrust 17 years, most recently heading the Memphis region’s commercial line of business.

A native Memphian and a 1984 graduate of Melrose High School, Moore currently serves as a board member of the Memphis & Shelby County Port Commission, Center City Revenue Finance Board, and the boards of directors for the Orpheum Theatre, Leadership Academy, National Civil Rights Museum, and Hutchison School. He also is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. and the Southwind Neighborhood Association.

In 2006, he was recognized by the Memphis Business Journal as one of Memphis’s “Top 40 Under 40.”