Lauren Butler

Community Development Manager - North Florida Region
SunTrust Bank

Lauren Butler is the Community Development Manager for SunTrust Bank’s North Florida Region, a position he has held for 5 years.  Prior to relocating to Jacksonville, he served as Area Manager of SunTrust Bank, Southeast Georgia and has held numerous other retail banking leadership positions.  He is a 25-year veteran in the banking industry and has been with SunTrust for 16 years. Brian is married to Joyce and they have two daughters, Brittney (20) and Jordan (17).

Lauren is very active in the community and has received the Presidential Silver Level Service Award for volunteerism every year since 2013.  He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement of North Florida, a member of Seniors on a Mission, Gainesville’s Forerunners Coalition and advisory council member of the University of North Florida’s SBDC Small Business Transition Institute.  He also serves on United Way of Northeast Florida’s Real Sense Financial Consortium, Family Foundation’s Wise Money – Wise Families Committee and co-leads SunTrust’s United Way Annual Corporate Campaign.  Recently, he has been actively focusing on bringing financial education training, tips and tools to students and entrepreneurs throughout North Florida.

Lauren received a Bachelor’s degree in English from Mercer University and is a graduate of the University of Georgia’s School of Banking.