William H. “Bill” Rogers Jr. is chairman and chief executive officer of Truist Financial Corporation, a purpose-driven financial services organization committed to inspiring and building better lives and communities.
Rogers served as president and chief operating officer of Truist between December 2019 and September 2021, following the closing of the merger of equals between BB&T Corporation and SunTrust Banks Inc.
Prior to the merger of equals, Rogers served as Truist predecessor SunTrust Bank’s chairman and CEO since January 2012, after having been appointed president and CEO in June 2011. He was named chief operating officer in 2010 and president in 2008. Rogers held increasingly senior positions in corporate and commercial banking, corporate finance, retail banking, private wealth management and mortgage after joining SunTrust’s commercial banking division in 1980.
Rogers is a champion for the company’s philanthropy and volunteerism. He serves on the boards of a number of local and national organizations. He is currently a board member of the Charlotte Center City Partners, the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and the Emory University Board of Trustees. Rogers also serves on the advisory board of Operation HOPE Inc.
A native of North Carolina, Rogers earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MBA from Georgia State University.