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Statesboro Herald – 20 Under 40 – April 27, 2017 – 9

Brad Sheffield Age: 38 Title: Senior VP, Regional Retail Sales Manager, Synovus Professional

Brad joined Sea Island Bank in 2003 as a part time teller. During his 14 years with Synovus and Sea

Island Bank, he has held various leadership positions including his current position as Senior Vice President and Regional Retail Sales Manager. He is a graduate of Georgia Southern University in Mechanical Engineering Technology and also holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA). Civically he serves as treasurer for DSDA, Past President of Habitat for Humanity leading construction of houses number 50 and 51, and is an alum of Leadership Bulloch. Brad is a member of Connection Church. Brad and his wife Ashley have two children, Dixon, 5 and Branan, 3.


“My goal is to use my education and experience to help small businesses

and individuals achieve their financial goals. In addition, I have enjoyed serving my community through nonprofit and civic opportunities like Habitat and the DSDA in order to make our community better. I contribute a great deal of my success to my parents and various mentors in Bulloch County. I thank God every day to be able to live and work in this community.”

Chris Wiggins, Jr. Age: 32 Title: Relationship Banker, Sea Island Bank, a division of Synovus Professional

Chris is a Bulloch County native and a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Georgia Southern University,

obtaining a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus on Business Management. Chris began his career in banking with Sea Island Bank in 2008 as a teller. He currently serves as a relationship banker for Sea Island Bank. He has a passion for helping customers with their banking experience. Chris serves the community as a member of the Statesboro Kiwanis Club and the Statesboro Jaycees. He has been involved with the Bulloch County American Cancer Society since 2009 and is currently serving as co-chair for Bulloch Country 2017 Relay for Life event.


“My goal for the future is to continue to seek ways to improve myself

professionally and personally. I am grateful to have been raised in a community that allows so many opportunities to give back to others. There are many in Bulloch County who have been such an inspiration to me. I hope that I can take what I have learned from them to be a better Christian, banker and community servant.”

20 Under 40 2017  
20 Under 40 2017  

Young Professionals Climbing to the Top of their Careers