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Phillip Humann, the chief executive officer of SunTrust Bank, will be the guest speaker for the Old Dominion University Economics Club of Hampton Roads luncheon Wednesday, Oct. 11.

Co-sponsored by Old Dominion's College of Business and Public Administration, the luncheon will begin at noon at the Norfolk Marriott Waterside Hotel. The cost is $30 for nonmembers. Due to limited space, reservations are required and may be made by calling 683-4058.

Humann began his banking career in 1969 with Trust Co., rising to chairman in 1985. Several years later, he was elected executive vice president of SunTrust Bank and attained his current position in 1998.

A graduate of Auburn University, Humann serves on the boards of the Auburn University Foundation, Emory University, Saint Joseph's Health System, the Westminster Schools and the Financial Services Roundtable.
The remaining 2006-07 luncheon series schedule is as follows:
Nov. 15 - Claire L. Gaudiani, professor at the George H. Heyman Jr. Center for Philanthropy and Fundraising at New York University.
Dec. 6 - J. Robert Bray, executive director of the Virginia Port Authority.
Jan. 17 - Annual Economic Outlook Conference: Mark Zandi, nationally known economist with the Regional Financial Association and founder of Economy.com, will present the national economic forecast. ODU's forecast team of Vinod Agarwal, Mohammad Najand and Gil Yochum will give the outlook for Hampton Roads. (This program starts at 10:45 a.m.)
Feb. 7 - Cynthia Cooper, former internal auditor of World Com.
March 14 - Daniel P. Kessler, professor with the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University and senior fellow of the Hoover Institution.
April 27 - Benedict Schwegler Jr., vice president and chief scientist of Walt Disney Imagineering, Research & Development Inc.

This article was posted on: September 22, 2006

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