Natalie Ruggiero

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Natalie Ruggiero recently served as BB&T Market President based in Greenville, SC.

Natalie joined BB&T in January 2004. She has served as a Business Services Officer, Corporate Banker, Area Executive for Middle Tennessee, and recently served as BB&T Market President based in Greenville, SC. She has received BB&T’s Sterling Performance Award for highest level of achievement on several occasions throughout her tenure. Prior to joining BB&T, Natalie worked with FedEx on the Global Operations Internal Audit team, and later served as a senior financial analyst for Overseas Private Investment Corporation in Washington, D.C. She earned her MBA with a concentration in Finance from the University of Tennessee and her undergraduate degree with honors in Accounting from the University of Memphis. 

Natalie is currently serving on the board of directors for the following organizations: Greenville Chamber of Commerce (Treasurer and Strategic Cabinet Member); Pendleton Place for Children & Families (Board President); SC Independent Colleges & Universities; SC Children’s Theatre. She also serves as Treasurer for the Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary.  Natalie has recently served on search committees to select new leadership for the following positions: Greenville Chamber of Commerce’s CEO, Pendleton Place’s Executive Director, and Thornblade Club’s General Manager.

In addition to her financial and managerial experience, Natalie has also worked with numerous community organizations to lead strategic planning, industry consolidation, and capital campaign initiatives. Natalie’s past community involvement activities include board of director positions with the following organizations: Nashville Partnership 2020 Lead Investor Council; Monroe Harding Children’s Home; Opportunities Industrial Center; Junior League of Nashville.    

She and her husband, Evan, reside in Greenville, SC and have three children.