BB&T is a fast-growing full-service financial institution that has been existence for over 140 years. The bank reports assets of over $180 billion and is highly rated by the credit agencies. Although the organization is a significant regional company, the approach of its professionals is to lead with advice by meeting regularly with clients, face to face, in order to better understand their needs so solutions might be customized at the local level.
The Mission of BB&T is to make the world a better place by helping clients achieve economic success and financial security, by providing an environment where their associates can learn, grow and be fulfilled in their work, by helping their communities be better places to live, and by generating a safe and sound investment for their shareholders over the long-term. The associates of the bank cannot execute successfully on this mission without a strict adherence to the bank’s core values, with the foundational values of honesty and integrity being integral to the success of the bank since 1872.
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Saia, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAIA), with 2014 revenues of $1.3 billion, offers customers a wide range of less-than-truckload, non-asset truckload, and logistic services through their three operating service groups: Saia LTL, Saia Logistics Services, and LinkEx. The company operates 147 terminals in 34 states and is home to the industry-exclusive Customer Service Indicators and Xtreme Guarantee. With headquarters located in Johns Creek, GA, Saia employs 9,000 people nationwide. In addition to its headquarters, Saia’s operations in Georgia include terminals in Athens, Augusta, Ellenwood and Savannah. The company has close to 1000 employees working at the five facilities.