Executive Leadership Team
Dontá L. Wilson
Dontá Wilson is chief digital and client experience officer and a member of the executive leadership team for Truist Financial Corporation. Wilson oversees digital banking, digital sales, digital transformation, digital strategy and innovation, intelligent automation, client experience strategy, client insights and analytics, omnichannel strategy, experience design and research, marketing, sales optimization, corporate communications, culture alignment and activation, the Truist Foundation, and fintech investments through Truist Ventures.
Wilson has served in various leaderhip roles during his more than 20-year career at Truist and BB&T. He was named chief digital and client experience officer at BB&T in 2018 and remained in that role after the merger of equals between BB&T Corporation and SunTrust Banks, Inc., that created Truist Financial Corporation in December 2019. He was appointed to the BB&T Executive Management team and named chief client experience officer in 2016. Prior to that, he was named group/state president of the Atlanta-based Georgia Region in 2014, group/state president of the Alabama Region in 2009, and regional president for the Battlefield Northern Virginia Region in 2005. He began his career at BB&T in Bank Operations in October 1995 while in college.
Passionate about being active in his community, Wilson has served on many nonprofit, education, and community service boards. Currently, he is founder and board member of I Am My Brother's Keeper inner city mentor program, serves on the board of advisors for the Belk College of Business at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and is on the board of Samaritan's Feet. Wilson is a member of the World 50/Executive 50, Executive Leadership Council, Sigma Pi Phi (Boule), and Kappa Alpha Psi, Inc.
Wilson earned his bachelor's degree in management from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and an MBA from the University of Maryland. He is also a graduate of the Tuck Executive Program at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and the BB&T Banking School at Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.