Head of Small Business Banking, Truist
Scott Stearsman is the head of small business banking for Truist Financial Corporation. Stearsman is responsible for overseeing the small business banking segment and delivering financial solutions to more than 1 million small business owners and entrepreneurs.
Prior to being named to this position in 2022, Stearsman was the mid-south consumer banking market executive at Truist. In this role, he was responsible for leading teams across 800 branch locations in six states, providing personal and small business banking for the retail community banking segment. Stearsman joined Truist in February 2013 as the northeast market sales executive responsible for driving sales execution and effectiveness for the northeast branch network.
With more than 20 years of banking experience, Stearsman previously held several roles at Bank of America including northeast region executive, North Carolina market executive, and consumer segment strategy executive.
Stearsman is passionate about giving back to the community and currently serves on the board of United Way Greater Atlanta. Stearsman is a graduate of the University of Kentucky where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree with a double major in finance and marketing.
Stearsman is based in Atlanta, where he lives with his wife, Julie, and his two sons, Ryan and Sam.
Truist Financial Corporation is a purpose-driven financial services company committed to inspiring and building better lives and communities. As a top 10 U.S. commercial bank with leading market share in many high-growth markets, Truist is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, and offers a wide range of services including retail, small business and commercial banking; asset management; capital markets; commercial real estate; corporate and institutional banking; insurance; mortgage; payments; specialized lending; and wealth management. Truist Bank, Member FDIC. Learn more at Truist.com.