“Managing People in a Crisis,” An Interview with Chris Mixon, Synovus Bank (North Fulton Business Radio, Episode 251)
As a pandemic hit, Chris Mixon’s loan operations team suddenly was scattered and working remotely, followed quickly by literally thousands of PPP loans which had to be processed. The inspiring response of Chris and his team to these challenges is the subject of this edition of “North Fulton Business Radio” with host John Ray. “North Fulton Business Radio” is produced virtually by the North Fulton studio of Business RadioX® in Alpharetta.
Chris Mixon, Sr. Director of Loan Operations, Synovus Bank
Chris Mixon is a career banker who has worked in a variety of different roles. Most recently, Chris was the Market Executive for Synovus in Northeast Atlanta but in 2019 accepted a role as the Senior Director of Loan Operations for the company.
He has temporarily retired from coaching youth football, but has recently obtained his level 3 certification as a Girls US Lacrosse coach. Chris lives in Alpharetta with his family and is involved in GNFCC, North Point Community Church, and the Alpharetta Lacrosse Feeder Programs.
Synovus Financial Corp. is a financial services company based in Columbus, Georgia, with approximately $51 billion in assets. Synovus provides commercial and retail banking, investment, and mortgage services through 300 branches in Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Florida, and Tennessee. Synovus Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Synovus, has been recognized as one of the country’s “Most Reputable Banks” by American Banker and the Reputation Institute. Synovus is on the web at synovus.com, and on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.
Questions/Topics Discussed in this Show
- What does a director of loan operations do in your bank?
- And is that done in North Fulton?
- PPP Loan Program: Timing, clients served, dollars loaned
- So operationally, what did your team have to do to achieve this?
- Who was doing the actual work in the program?
- What are you most proud of about Synovus’ PPP campaign?
- More on the results of Synovus’s PPP loan activity can be found here.
North Fulton Business Radio” is produced virtually from the North Fulton studio of Business RadioX® in Alpharetta. You can find the full archive of shows by following this link. The show is available on all the major podcast apps, including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google, iHeart Radio, Stitcher, TuneIn, and others.