Dontá L. Wilson '97

Dontá Wilson '97

Dontá Wilson is chief retail and small business banking officer and a member of the executive  leadership team for Truist Financial Corporation. Wilson is responsible for leading world-class,  distinctive client banking experiences powered by innovative technology and personal service.  

He leads the retail, small business and premier segments who serve clients through more than 2,100 community banking branches across the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Texas; 3,200 ATMs; 12 contact centers; and deposit and loan products including mortgage and credit approval. Wilson also oversees marketing, client analytics, client experience strategy, and digital banking, which includes digital sales, transformation, innovation, and strategy.

Wilson was appointed to the executive leadership team in 2016, and he has served in various  leadership roles during a more than 20-year career at Truist and its predecessor. 

Wilson serves on the board of directors of Signet Jewelers (NYSE: SIG). Passionate about his  community, he also serves on the boards of several nonprofit, education, and community service organizations including, I Am My Brother’s Keeper inner city mentor program, the board of trustees of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and Samaritan’s Feet. He is a member of World 50/Executive 50, Executive Leadership Council, Sigma Pi Phi (Boule), and Kappa Alpha Psi, Inc. 

Wilson earned his bachelor’s degree in management from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and an MBA from the University of Maryland.