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John William Spiegel, American banker.


Spiegel, John William was born on March 14, 1941 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Son of William Sordon and Elizabeth (Hall) Spiegel.


Bachelor, Wabash College, 1963. Master of Business Administration, Emory University, 1965. Postgraduate, Nova Southeastern University, 1993—1999.


Research associate International Institute for Management Development (Management Institute), Lausanne, Switzerland, 1965-1966. Management trainee Trust Company Bank, Atlanta, 1966-1967, bond portfolio manager, 1967-1972. Data processing manager Trust Company Georgia, 1972-1978, treasurer, 1978-1985.

Vice chairman, Chief Financial Officer SunTrust Bank Banks Inc., since 1985. Member executive committee Chief Financial Officer division American Bar Association, 1987-1990, chair, 1989-1990. Former instructor Morehouse College and Banking Schools.

Board directors Bentley Pharmaceuticals, Colonial Properties.


Member executive committee, board directors Alliance Theatre, Atlanta, 1985—1992, president, 1989—1991. Board directors High Museum Art, since 1985, chairman, 1997—1998. Founding president Young Audiences Atlanta, Inc., 1982—1984, member advisory board, since 1985.

President board visiting Grady Memorial Hospital, 1983—1990. Vice president executive board Atlanta Area council Boy Scouts American, 1983—1992, treasurer, 1989—1991, member advisory board, 1992. Member advisory council Georgia State University School Accountacy, 1981—1985, chairman curriculum subcommittee, 1983—1984.

Member executive committee, trustee Morehouse School Medicine, 1984—1993, chairman finance committee, 1987—1990, chairman, 1990—1992. Member Leadership Atlanta, since 1976, trustee, 1990—1994. Trustee, member executive committee Robert W. Woodruff Arts Center, Inc., 1976—2001, treasurer, 1976—1983, chairman finance committee, 1984—1989, 1993—1997, chairman, 1998—2001.

Chairman finance committee, board directors Schenck School, 1986—1988. Executive vice chairman board trustees Holy Innocents Epsicopal School, 1976—1979, board directors, treasurer, 1987—1990. Board directors Atlanta Opera, 1986—1998, United Way Metropolitan Atlanta, 1994—1998, Rock Tennessee Company, since 1989, Sallie Mae, 1993—1997, Suburban Lodges American, Inc., 1999—2002.

Member board visitors Emory University, 1991—1995. Trustee Electron spin resonance Children's Health Care System, Inc., since 1997, board directors, since 1999. Trustee Wabash College, 1997—1999.

Member dean's advisory council Goizueta Business School, Emory University, since 1994. Board directors, chairman finance committee American Cardiovasc. Research Institute, 2002—2003.

Board directors and member executive committee Atlanta College Art, since 2003. Member Bank Administration Institute (board directors 1987-1992, 99-, research oversight committee 1992-1998, treasurer 1999, chairman 2000-2003).


Children: W. Robert, John F., Bradley H.

William Sordon Spiegel

Elizabeth (Hall) Spiegel

W. Robert Spiegel

John F. Spiegel

Bradley H. Spiegel