William H. Rogers, Jr., (Bill) is president and chief operating officer of Truist Financial Corporation. He assumed this position in December 2019, upon the closing of the merger of equals between BB&T Corporation and SunTrust Banks, Inc.
Rogers began his career in 1980, joining the commercial banking division of Truist predecessor SunTrust Bank. He held increasingly senior positions in corporate and commercial banking, corporate finance, retail banking, private wealth management and mortgage, prior to being named president in 2008 and chief operating officer in 2010. He was appointed president and CEO in June 2011 and became chairman and CEO in January 2012.
Rogers is a champion for the company’s philanthropy and volunteerism. He is chairman of the board of the Truist Foundation and serves on a number of local and national organizations. He is currently a board member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and a member of the Emory University Board of Trustees.
A native of North Carolina, Rogers earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a master’s in business administration from Georgia State University.