Charity Volman - GNC 1st Vice President

President, South Hampton Roads & Commercial Team Lead
SunTrust Bank

Charity serves as the Commercial Banking Team Leader for the Hampton Roads market.  She is responsible for leading a team of senior Relationship Managers who advise and manage Commercial/Middle Market, Not for Profit and Municipal client relationships.  These bankers cover geographies to include the peninsula, south side, eastern shore of Virginia, and northeastern North Carolina. In addition Charity serves as the Market President for South Hampton Roads overseeing our community involvement, our Hampton Roads Advisory Councils, and the coordination of efforts for SunTrust teammates across all lines of business.

Background and Community Involvement

Prior to banking Charity worked in the food and beverage industry for Pillsbury and in the architectural and engineering industry for URS Consultants. She joined the bank in 1990 as a Commercial Banking Trainee and subsequently has held positions of increasing responsibility within the Commercial Line of Business which have led to her current role.  Active in the Hampton Roads community, Charity has leadership roles with the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, Greater Norfolk Corporation, and the Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance.  She is a board member with d’Art Center and Edmarc Hospice for Children and serves on the Board of Trustees of Eastern Virginia Medical School Foundation.

Education & Certifications

Charity graduated from Randolph Macon Woman’s College in Lynchburg, Va. with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1984.  Charity is a 1995 graduate of Leadership Hampton Roads.   In addition, she received the 2015 Julian Hirst Leadership Award from LEAD Hampton Roads and was named a 2016 Woman of Distinction in Finance by the YWCA.  She has been named to the Inside Business Power List for 2014, 2015, and 2016.
Education & Certifications