Our Leadership

Willem Hattink

Willem Hattink

Private Wealth Management Market Executive, SunTrust Banks, Inc.

President/CEO. SunTrust Investment Services, Inc.

Willem Hattink is the Private Wealth Management Market Executive at SunTrust Banks, Inc. In this role, he has oversight responsibility for Private Wealth Management Markets including Domestic and International Wealth Management, the Sports and Entertainment Banking Group, GenSpring and President/CEO, SunTrust Investment Services, Inc.

Prior to being named to this position, Mr. Hattink was Private Wealth Management line of business executive for SunTrust’s Central and Mid-Atlantic banking groups. A 29-year veteran of SunTrust, he began his career in the commercial banking training program and subsequently held increasingly responsible roles in international banking, corporate and investment banking, commercial real estate, and wealth and investment management. Mr. Hattink earned an MBA from George Washington University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Higher Economic School in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Allison Dukes

Allison Dukes

Private Wealth Management Line of Business Executive

Suntrust Banks, Inc

Allison is the Private Wealth Management Line of Business Executive, with oversight of the product and solution teams aligned with the high net worth client segment, and the development and implementation of strategy, sales processes, and performance management for the Private Wealth Management business.

Since joining SunTrust Bank in 1997, Allison has held a variety of leadership roles across lines of business and functions. In her prior role as CFO of SunTrust’s Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management segment, she was responsible for all aspects of forecast, planning, and strategic analysis for Retail Banking, Private Wealth Management, Consumer Lending, Credit Card, Deposit Products, and the various segment support functions. Allison began her career in Capital Markets at SunTrust, and was a Managing Director and Head of Syndicated Finance Originations with SunTrust Robinson Humphrey. She also helped launch a company in the legal placement industry in New York, serving as the Director of Financial Operations.

Allison graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Vanderbilt University. She holds an MBA from Goizueta Business School at Emory University where she graduated with honors from the Executive MBA program. She serves on the board of Junior Achievement of Georgia. Allison resides in Atlanta with her husband and two sons.

Tennessee: E. Jerry Coleman, IIIMedical Specialty Group

E. Jerry Coleman

Jerry is the Head of the Medical Specialty Group at SunTrust, a group of dedicated teams that are focused exclusively on the unique needs of medical practice and physicians. A native of Columbus, GA, he joined Trust Company Bank as a banking officer before moving to a sales position with Burroughs Corporation in South Carolina and then Albrights, Inc. back in Columbus, GA. Jerry resumed his banking career with SunTrust Bank in 1986. He was named to the position of Executive Vice President and Private Wealth Management Division Executive for Tennessee, North Carolina and South Carolina in 2008.

Jerry was Chairman of Leadership Columbus and served on the Board of Directors of Boys & Girls Clubs and United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley. Additionally, he was President of The Country Club of Columbus and a member of the administrative board of St. Paul United Methodist Church. His hobbies include golf and running.

Jerry earned his BS degree in Business Administration from Presbyterian College in Clinton, S.C., in 1980, and a MBA degree in Finance from Auburn University.

Residing in Nashville, Jerry and his wife, Allison, are the parents of four sons.

GenSpring Family Offices

Thomas M. Carroll, CFP®

Thomas Carroll is the chief executive officer of GenSpring Family Offices, SunTrust’s multi-family office affiliate providing independent advice to families of substantial wealth. Thomas most recently served as the managing director for the Sports & Entertainment Specialty Group for SunTrust Banks, Inc. In that capacity Thomas managed a group of advisors, who provide private wealth management services to sports and entertainment professionals, and corporate banking services to film, music and sports organizations.

A 16-year SunTrust veteran, Thomas has held increasingly responsible positions in the Private Wealth Management business. Prior to managing the Sports & Entertainment Specialty Group, Thomas was the wealth services manager for the Atlanta region. Prior to that position, he spent several years advising high net worth client relationships.

A native of Atlanta, Thomas holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Wake Forest University, and a license as a Certified Financial Planner™.

Sports & Entertainment Specialty Group

Jeff Dunn

Jeff Dunn is Executive Vice President of the Sports & Entertainment Specialty Group for SunTrust Banks, Inc. Mr. Dunn assumed this role in January 2013. In this role, Mr. Dunn leads a national team that focuses on corporate and individual clients in the sports, music, and film industries.

Prior to joining the Sports & Entertainment Specialty Group, he was Division Executive for the West Coast of Florida where he was responsible for directing the sales and service efforts of 125 employees with assets under management in excess of $6 billion. In August 2003, he was named Executive Vice President and Head of Private Wealth & Investment Management for the Tampa Region. Jeff moved to Private Client Services as a Relationship Manager for high net worth clients in the Tampa market in May 2000. In April 1997, he joined SunTrust Banks as a Vice President and Commercial Banker. Mr. Dunn’s banking career started with M&T Bank in Buffalo as a Management Trainee in 1991. He worked as a Corporate Banker for six years and was promoted to Vice President on Commercial Banking in less than five years.

Mr. Dunn is a graduate of the Leadership Tampa class of 2003. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from La Salle University in 1987 and earned his Masters of Business Administration in Finance in 1990 from Niagara University. He is a former member of the Board of Trustees at the University of Tampa, the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center and the Board of the Catholic Foundation of Diocese of St. Petersburg where he previously served as President of the Foundation. He also served on the Finance Council for the Diocese of St. Petersburg. He and his wife Susan with their three children, Liam, Rosalie, and Erin recently relocated from Tampa to Atlanta.

West Florida: Debbie CarswellOur Divisional Leadership

Central Florida

Debbie Carswell


Debbie Carswell is an Executive Vice President with SunTrust Banks, Inc. and serves as the Central Florida Private Wealth Management Division Executive. She is responsible for the financial performance of Private Wealth Management Central Florida that spans from Daytona Beach to Naples; as well as the delivery of a consistent client experience.

Ms. Carswell joined SunTrust in 1985 in Jacksonville, Florida. She worked in Retail Banking, Commercial Banking, Private Banking and Private Wealth Management until 2000 when she moved to South Florida to assist the bank in developing a Private Banking unit in that market. In 2005, she was asked to lead Florida’s Private Wealth Management Line of Business. She relocated to Orlando with that assignment in 2006. In 2010, her responsibilities were expanded as the Senior Geographic Private Wealth Management Line of Business Manager responsible for Private Wealth Management Execution throughout the footprint.

Ms. Carswell is active in the community and now serves on the local City Year Board and is a member of the Central Florida Women’s League. In the past she has served on local boards of the American Red Cross, Cerebral Palsy, and Uptown Civitan, as well as committee involvement with United Way of Northeast Florida, Junior League, and the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce. She is also an alumna of Leadership Jacksonville, Class of 1992. In 2008, Ms. Carswell was appointed by Governor Crist to the Governor’s Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service. In that capacity she served on the Legislative, Emergency Management and Audit and Finance committees. She is a Founding Member of City Year Miami and City Year Orlando.

Ms. Carswell is a graduate of Florida State University, and the Florida Banker’s Association’s Graduate Trust School. She is a Certified Trust and Financial Planner and holds series 6, 63, 7, 65 and 24 Securities registrations. Ms. Carswell resides in Orlando, Florida with her husband, Lee. They have two children, both in college.

Georgia: John R. FrazerGeorgia and North Florida

John R. Frazer, CFP®


John Frazer is Executive Vice President, Private Wealth Management Division Executive for all of Georgia and North Florida. He started in this role in 2009.

In 2007, John was named President and Chief Executive Officer of SunTrust Bank, Memphis Region and served as Executive Vice President and head of the Memphis Region’s Private Wealth Management Line of Business. Prior to moving to Memphis, he served as a Private Client Advisor in Atlanta. He has held numerous relationship management positions in the Retail, Commercial and Corporate Banking areas covering the Atlanta and Alabama markets.

John is a 1986 graduate of The Citadel with a BA in History. After graduating, he served three years in the 82nd Airborne Division, USA as an airborne ranger infantry officer. In 1998, John received his diploma from The Graduate School of Banking of the South at Louisiana State University. John also holds Series 7, 24 and 66 securities registrations and the Certified Financial Planner™ designation.

Active in the community, John currently serves as a board member for East Lake Community Foundation, The Georgia Trust, and Emory Winship Cancer Institute. He lives in Atlanta with his wife, two daughters and son.

Tennessee, North Carolina and South Carolina

Thomas M. Hodges, IV, CFP®


Tom Hodges is the Division Executive for Tennessee, North Carolina and South Carolina. Tom began his career 28 years ago in the Charlotte financial market by leading teams in Retail, Business Banking and Private Wealth Management for Wachovia Bank. In 2005, Tom joined SunTrust as a Managing Director of the Mecklenburg/South Carolina Private Wealth Management Team. Since joining SunTrust, he has earned his Certified Financial Planner™ designation and holds the FINRA Series 7, 24 and 66 securities registrations as well as his North Carolina Life and Health Insurance licenses.

Tom is a 1986 graduate of Appalachian State University, earning a B.S.B.A in Business Management. He serves on the Board of Directors for Samaritan’s Purse, Appalachian State Finance, Business and Insurance Board of Advisors and is a Rotary International Member. Tom resides in Charlotte with his wife Michelle and son, Thomas.

DC-Maryland: Brian J. MacDonnellGreater Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia

Brian J. MacDonnell


Brian MacDonnell currently serves as the Executive Vice President & Division Line of Business Manager in Private Wealth Management for GWR/MD Region. Brian joined SunTrust in May of 2006 as Team Leader in the SunTrust Tyson's Office and shortly thereafter took on the additional role of Wealth Services Manager. Brian joined SunTrust from J.P. Morgan Chase where he held numerous management positions including Market Manager for the Manhattan Region. Prior to J.P. Morgan, Brian ran various Retail operations for Citibank over a ten-year period.

Brian is a graduate of George Mason University and he and his family reside in Northern Virginia.

Brian is a supporter of the National Heart Walk, March of Dimes, United Way Campaign and the Capital Area Community Food Bank. He is a Board Member of Inova Health System Foundation, Greater Washington Region American Heart Association, Centerville Boosters (Club Member) and American College of Cardiology (Committee Member/Policy Writing Committee).

South Florida: Manny F. Perez-CarrilloSouth Florida and International Wealth Management

Manuel F. Perez-Carrillo, CTFA


Manuel (Manny) F. Perez-Carrillo is an Executive Vice President with SunTrust Banks, Inc. and serves as the South Florida Private Wealth Management Division Executive and Head of the International Wealth Management Specialty Group. In this role, he is responsible for the strategic positioning and management oversight of client wealth advisors in South Florida.

Mr. Perez-Carrillo joined SunTrust in 2011 in Miami, Florida. He has 30 years of experience in the wealth management industry. Prior to joining SunTrust, he was Senior Director of Trust and Fiduciary Services for the Florida and Southeast regions for Wells Fargo and held various Senior Leader roles over a 24 year career with Wachovia Bank.

Mr. Perez-Carrillo is a graduate of Trinity International University with a B.S. Cum Laude in Business and Human Resources Management. He also completed various graduate level tax studies at Florida International University and is a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor. Mr. Perez-Carrillo resides in Miami, Florida with his wife Maria. They have four children.


Dukes, Coleman, Dunn, Carswell, Frazer, Hodges, MacDonnell, and Perez-Carillo are Registered Representatives of SunTrust Investment Services, Inc.

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