The Bank Slate


Truist fills leadership posts for mortgages, investments

Truist Financial in Charlotte, N.C., has filled two key positions.

The $565 billion-asset company said in a press release that it had promoted David Smith to lead its mortgage business. He will succeed Todd Chamberlain, who will retire on July 31.

Smith, who previously worked at Keller Home Financial Services, joined Truist in January as deputy head of mortgage. Before that, he was head of the U.S. mortgage division at Citigroup.

“David’s experience and accomplishments as a leader in the mortgage industry position Truist to reimagine the future of Truist Mortgage for our clients,” Dontá Wilson, the company’s chief retail and small business banking officer, said in the release.

Separately, Jerry Wiant shared on his LinkedIn profile that he had been named head of financial institutions investment and corporate banking at Truist Securities.

Wiant previously served as a managing director and head of banks and specialty finance at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Before that, he held key roles at Credit Suisse and Lazard.

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