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Craig Richard
President & CEO

(813) 518-2620




Are you ready for a better banking experience? BB&T and SunTrust have combined to bring you even greater access to your finances while maintaining the personal support and advice you’ve come to know. Truist is dedicated to transforming tomorrow for the people we’re so proud to serve. We want to build a better future for our clients, employees and communities. Here’s what we’re doing to make sure we deliver on those promises.


Tim Schar

Tim is the Market President for the Tampa Bay Area in the Florida Division of Truist Bank. He has primary market responsibility for the Bank’s Commercial Banking activities, including relationships with for profit, not for profit, government and education institutions.


Tim has over two decades of leadership and investment banking experience with Bear Stearns, Credit Suisse, Wachovia and Wells Fargo. Tim held various leadership positions, including Head of Convertibles and Equity Derivatives Group at Wachovia (2002 – 2007), Managing Director of West Coast Global Market Solutions at Credit Suisse (2007-2009) and Head of Tech, Media Telecom Equity Capital Markets at Wells Fargo (2010 – 2016). In these roles, he built and managed high-performing teams and focused on originating and executing complex capital markets transactions. Tim has advised public and private companies on financing and strategic transactions across multiple industries and geographies, with significant expertise in technology, media, telecom, fintech, healthcare and industrial sectors.


Immediately prior to joining SunTrust, Tim was Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer for ApplePie Capital, the leading online alternative lender focused on franchised businesses. He also served as VP of finance and interim-CFO at ServiceSource International, prior to its IPO in 2011.


Tim received a BA degree in Economics, with concentrations in Mathematics and Computer Science from Macalester College.


Tim and his wife are raising four daughters and live in Tampa, FL. When he is not working or spending time with his family, he enjoys cycling, running, swimming and skiing..

Tim Schar
President, Tampa Market