I didn’t have to lead Mike very far this week since our office is on the first floor of Synovus Bank right next door to the Walker County Arts Alliance along with Synovus Securities and Synovus Mortgage.
I didn’t have to lead Mike very far this week since our office is on the first floor of Synovus Bank right next door to the Walker County Arts Alliance along with Synovus Securities and Synovus Mortgage. If I judge a bank because of the treats I collect on a daily basis, well, you’ll just have to forgive me. Let’s just say I don’t have to eat breakfast before I leave the house for our Downtown Jasper office, located at 200 18th Street West.
We can talk banking later, but here’s the important part: I have them trained well! I start my day off by walking in before the bank actually opens and make my rounds. Mike goes to our Jasper Main Street office, and fires up the laptop while I greet everyone.
And here come the TREATS!
First, Lisa Allen offers up bacon bites, and then I stop at Sally Whaley’s office until she opens her door and also do the same for Beverly Gober. Next, I run into the back door of Synovus Securities and Mortgage to see Karen Nesmith and Sarah Akins and go straight to the credenza behind their desks where all good things are kept.
Before I leave the area, I’ll see Libba Elliott, who makes me shake her hand for a treat (eye roll).
After that, I gallop up the open-air stairs and take a sharp left to the “carpet” where I’m greeted by Kristy Shaw, with a healthy treat, and stop at Leigh Ann Rotter’s office because she’s a real pet person and loves me; I pass Alexus who keeps M&M’s in her jar for Jud Allen, instead of canine cuisine, and go see Adrienne Elmore who gives me a delicious treat.
I’m extra nice to Lisa Killingsworth when I enter her office. She’s not only a Senior VP at Synovus, but also the treasurer for Jasper Main Street. Mike talks very highly of her because she writes all the checks.
Then, I go see my landlord, Shawn Morgan, market executive, who pulls out a large Ziploc bag of milkbones and pets me.
And last I go see every teller upstairs, sometimes even the drive-through. I put my front feet on the counter and dance down the line with my back feet to each teller window until I receive a deposit from Courtney Lawson, Becky Aaron, Shelia Wiggins, McKayla Hall, Amanda Busby-Adcock and finally my favorite, Becky Barton. Becky loves me and treats me like one of her own, and I heard her say, “Tallulah is the sunshine of Synovus.”
Then, I return downstairs to the Jasper Main Street and Walker County Arts Alliance offices where we start our work day, and when Kate Gurganus of the WCAA comes in, I demand some attention from her.
This morning trek may seem a bit lengthy, but you’ve never seen me eat before. Besides, Mike and I wog (a cross between walk and jog) 3 miles before work so I work up an appetite.
They might be this friendly at their other Jasper/Walker County locations: Medical Center, 9th Avenue and Sumiton, maybe even their branches throughout Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Sounds like I need to talk to Mike about a road trip!
Come see me at Synovus when I’m not on the Downtown streets, and also visit www.synovus.com, The Bank of Here! #pawtographslaterdahling