BB&T today announced Travis Rhodes has been named president for its Delaware Valley Region, which includes BB&T Community Banking markets in Philadelphia and surrounding Pennsylvania and New Jersey counties.
Rhodes, who currently serves as regional corporate banking manager in Charlotte, N.C., will assume his new role effective immediately. He will replace Scott Gamble, who will retire on June 30, 2018, after a more than 34-year banking career.
"We are delighted to have Travis step into this leadership position,"said David Weaver, president of BB&T Community Banking. "This is an important region for BB&T and his exceptional banking experience coupled with his highly personal approach will be an asset for our growth strategy."
Rhodes, 45, has more than 24 years of banking experience. He joined BB&T in 1999 as a financial center leader in Winston-Salem, N.C. From 2001 to 2008, he held several positions within BB&T's Triad Region, including business banker, business services officer and regional corporate banking officer. In 2012, he relocated to Charlotte, N.C., as a corporate banking manager.
"I am excited about this new opportunity to work with our BB&T teams in the Greater Delaware Valley and connect with our clients," Rhodes said. "This is an area with great growth potential for the Bank, and I look forward to building on our past accomplishments."