Business Portfolio - April 18, 2014

News about business people in Metro Albany

Regan Fowler (Special photo)

Regan Fowler (Special photo)


Regan Fowler has joined Fleming & Riles Insurance as a commercial account manager.

Fowler has 11 years of claims adjuster experience in both personal and commercial insurance with Progressive Insurance and FCCI Insurance Group. She is a cum laude graduate from the University of Georgia with a marketing and risk management degree.

Fowler has two daughters, Avery and Macy.


James A. Manley III has been named president and chief executive officer of SunTrust Bank’s Macon and Columbus region which encompasses the Albany area.

As SunTrust’s senior leader in the area, Manley will have responsibility for business and commercial banking and the delivery of SunTrust services for clients, including investment banking and capital markets. Manley will report to SunTrust Bank division president Gary Peacock.

Most recently, Manley has served as Business Banking team leader for SunTrust’s Georgia region as well as market president for Middle Georgia. A 25-year veteran of the banking industry, Manley joined SunTrust in 2000 as commercial relationship manager.

Manley is a graduate of the University of Georgia where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Marketing. In 2002, he earned his master’s of business administration at Georgia Southern University.