This excerpt taken from the STI 10-K filed Mar 1, 2005.
WE CELEBRATE WITH OUR CLIENTS THE JOY OF REALIZING THEIR DREAMS.
There are many ways to measure success, but few are as fulfilling as helping a client reach a milestone, achieve a goal or realize a dream. For families, it could mean a first home, a home improvement project, or a retirement cottage. For a private business, it may be the opportunity to go public, acquire a rival or retire a debt. For a municipality, building new roads, schools or parks may be the desired outcome. At SunTrust, we appreciate the importance of goals and how rewarding it can be to achieve them. Understanding our clients aspirations enables us to structure the financial plans and products that help turn dreams into reality.
SunTrust people are in the fabric of their communities. We live and work among the clients we serve, and are proud to know them as our friends and neighbors. Its what fuels our commitment to local decision-making, and to contributing our collective resources to create communities filled with promise and potential. By donating countless hours to charitable and civic organizations, SunTrust employees are helping people and institutions reach new goals every day.