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Richard Granville Tilghman

Richard Granville Tilghman, American bank executive.

Background

  • Tilghman, Richard Granville was born on September 18, 1940 in Norfolk, Virginia, United States. Son of Henry Granville and Frances (Fulghum) Tilghman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Virginia, 1963.

    Career

    • Assistant cashier United Virginia Bank-Seaboard National, Norfolk, Virginia, 1968-1970, assistant vice president, 1970-1972, United Virginia Mortgage Corporation, Norfolk, 1972, vice president, 1972-1973, president, chief executive officer, 1974-1976, United Virginia Leasing Corporation, Richmond, 1973-1974. Senior vice president bank related United Virginia Bankshares, Inc., 1976-1978. President, chief administrative officer United Virginia Bank, 1978-1980.

      Executive vice president corporation banking United Virginia Bankshares, Inc., 1980-1984, vice chairman, 1984-1985. President, chief executive officer United Virginia Bankshares, Inc., now Crestar Finance corporation, 1985-1999. Chairman SunTrust Bank Bank-Mid-Atlantic (formerly Crestar Finance Corporation), 1986-2000.

      Director Sysco Systems, since 2002. Board directors Chesapeake Corporation, Richmond, since 1986. Chairman Virginia Public Building Authority, Richmond, 1982-1987.

      Principal Virginia Business Council, 1987-2000. Member Federal Advisory Council, 1994-1997, president 1996-1997.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Chairman board directors Richmond Symphony, 1984-1985. Board directors, member general advisory council Sheltering Arms Hospital, Richmond, 1981-1989. Board directors Virginia Free, 1989-1990, Richmond Symphony Foundation, 1989-1991, Virginia Foundation Indiana Colleges, since 1988, board trustees, Norfolk Academy, 2001^, board directors, Richmond Community Foundation, 2002^,Virginia Literacy Foundation, 1986-1989.

    Board governors St. Catherine's School, 1989-1995. Board directors Virginia Museum Foundation, 1986-1992, trustee, since 1994. Trustee Randolph Macon College, 1985-1993, Richmond Renaissance, 1986-1999, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, since 1994, founding trustee VCU School Engineering Foundation, since 1995.

    Co-chairman National Conference of Christians and Jews. 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1963-1966. Member Bankers Rountable (director 1996-1999), American Bankers Association, Virginia Bankers Association (board directors 1991-1998, president 1996-1997).

    Clubs: Commonwealth, Country of Virginia.

    Connections

    • Married Alice Creech, June 28, 1969. Children: Elizabeth Arrington, Caroline Harrison.
    • father: Henry Granville Tilghman
    • mother: Frances (Fulghum) Tilghman
    • spouse: Alice Creech
    • children: Elizabeth Arrington Tilghman
    • Caroline Harrison Tilghman
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    Born September 18, 1940
    Nationality
    • 1963
      University Virginia
    • 1968 - 1970
      Assistant, cashier United Virginia Bank-Seaboard National
      Norfolk, United Kingdom
    • 1972
      Assistant, cashier United Virginia Bank-Seaboard National
      Norfolk, United Kingdom
    • 1973 - 1974
      Assistant, cashier United Virginia Bank-Seaboard National
      Richmond, Virginia, United States
    • 1976 - 1978
      senior, vice president bank related United Virginia Bankshares
    • 1978 - 1980
      president, United Virginia Bank
    • 1978 - 1980
      chief administrative officer, United Virginia Bank
    • 1980 - 1984
      executive, vice president corporation banking United Virginia Bankshares
    • 1985 - 1999
      president, officer United Virginia Bankshares
    • 1985 - 1999
      chief executive, officer United Virginia Bankshares
    • 1986
      chairman, SunTrust Bank Bank-Mid-Atlantic (formerly Crestar Finance Corporation)
    • 2002
      director, Sysco Systems
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