Lynette serves as president of Truist Foundation, the philanthropic venture of Truist, a purpose driven financial services company committed to inspiring and building better lives and communities.

In her role, she leads innovative and philanthropic solutions focusing on small businesses and career pathways for historically underserved communities to help level the playing field, so that all people are given equal opportunities to thrive.

Prior to SunTrust’s merger with BB&T to form Truist, she spent more than 20 years with the firm to serve as Enterprise Community Reinvestment Act Officer managing the Community Development program for 11 years.

She is a Florida native, receiving my degree in Finance from Florida State University.