Stephen Yarbrough, Head of Institutional Investment Solutions

Foundations and Endowments Specialty Practice

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Stephen Yarbrough, Head of Institutional Investment Solutions

Foundations and Endowments Specialty Practice

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303 Peachtree Street, 32nd Floor

Atlanta, GA 30308


Stephen Yarbrough is the Head of SunTrust's Institutional Investment Solutions. In this capacity, Stephen's responsibilities include management of SunTrust's Foundations and Endowments Specialty Practice, Employee Benefit Solutions and Escrow Services business units. His team serves a wide range of institutions including foundations, public charities, healthcare organizations, associations and corporations. Together, these businesses provide specialized solutions in discretionary investment management, advisory and consultative services for over 1,800 clients with more than $40 billion in assets.

Across Institutional Investment Solutions, Stephen has fostered a culture focused on delivering expertise that meets our clients' unique needs. This has resulted in both long-lasting client relationships as well as high teammate engagement. In 2014, the Foundation and Endowment Specialty Practice was named "One of the Best Places to Work" by Pensions and Investments magazine.

Stephen has over 25 years of experience within the investment management industry. During his career, Stephen has held an increasing variety of leadership and strategy roles. Most recently, Stephen served as the Managing Director and Director of Operations at RidgeWorth Capital Management. In this role, Stephen had responsibility for the client service, technology and trading teams. Stephen graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in 1990 with a B.A. in Economics. He received a commission as a 2nd. Lieutenant and served in the U.S. Army Reserve.

Stephen's commitment to the community is evident in his leadership at several organizations. He is a past trustee for the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation and serves on the board of advisors for both A. G. Rhodes Health and Rehabilitation and Girls on the Run.

SunTrust's Foundations and Endowments Specialty Practice delivers comprehensive investment advisory, administration, planned giving, custody, trust and fiduciary services to nonprofit organizations. The firm administers assets for foundations, hospitals, educational institutions, cultural organizations, human service agencies, associations, municipalities and other nonprofits.

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