Scott Cathcart is the Chief Executive Officer of the Florida Division for SunTrust Bank. He has primary market responsibility for the Bank’s Commercial Banking activities, including relationships with for profit, not for profit, governmental and education institutions.
Scott’s career spans a variety of segments with a focus on middle market-sized transactions including both debt and equity products. Over the last 17 years in banking, 14 with SunTrust, Scott has worked with hundreds of companies across the U.S. with enterprise values ranging from $25MM – $1B.
Prior to leading the Florida Division for SunTrust, he has had several roles, including Middle Market Banking and Corporate Banking at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey. Most recently, Scott built out the Corporate Finance Specialty Group, based in Atlanta.
Scott has led transactions across the SunTrust footprint primarily in the Southeast, with a secondary focus on select national markets, to service the needs of Private Equity clients and operating clients of the geographically distributed coverage bankers. He also served as a Director for SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, providing financing and capital markets solutions to his portfolio of public and private clients in the large middle market and mid-corporate sector.
Scott’s experience spans a variety of industries with a particular focus on the Industrial, Professional and Financial Services, and Consumer/Retail sectors.
The Corporate Finance team in Commercial Banking was built to execute corporate finance transactions for middle market companies. The capital provided by this group supports SunTrust clients who are either making acquisitions, being acquired by Private Equity, selling to management or employees, or pursuing shareholderfriendly leveraged recapitalizations. The practice group drives the strategy for commercial clients in concert with our industry focused investment bank, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, while maintaining local relationship coverage provided by our commercial bankers.
Scott received his BA in History from Wake Forest University and MBA with a focus on Finance from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.
He is an active member of the Board of Directors for the Orlando Economic Partnership. He has also served as an active member and Chairman of the Board for Safe House Outreach, a not-for-profit focused on helping the homeless population of Atlanta, Georgia.
Scott is married with two young daughters and lives in Winter Park, FL. When he is not spending his time working or with his family, he enjoys playing golf and the outdoors.