Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Fifth Third Bank names Charlotte execs to N.C. board

Fifth Third Bank said the president of Johnson C. Smith University and the chief human resources officer for Carolinas HealthCare System have been named to its North Carolina board of directors.

Ronald Carter, president of the university, and Debra Plousha Moore, who is also executive vice president for Carolinas HealthCare System, join seven other board members. They are:

  • Francisco Alvarado, CEO of Marand Builders;
  • Brett Carter, of Duke Energy Corp.;
  • Tom Heiks, president of Fifth Third's North Carolina affiliate;
  • Bob James, of Grant Thornton; 
  • Bo King, of King’s Office Supply;
  • Hugh Morrison, of MB Commercial Real Estate; and  
  • Teresa Tanner, Fifth Third's chief human resource officer.
Fifth Third is based in Cincinnati. According to the company, it has $122 billion in assets and operations in Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and West Virginia. The banking operations in each state are run under an "affiliate" system. Each affiliate has its own president and board.

According to George Dick, Fifth Third spokesman, the bank has 56 branches in North Carolina, with the bulk, 40, in Greater Charlotte.