Atlanta-based wealth management firm Homrich Berg has hired Thomas Carroll as its new president.

Carroll joins the company after a career at SunTrust Bank where he held positions such as CEO of GenSpring Family Offices, SunTrust’s subsidiary.

He will join the management team at Homrich Berg and assist with leadership.

Most recently, Carroll was the head of Division Wealth Management at SunTrust Bank. Before working at GenSpring, he was also the head of the sports & entertainment specialty grouop for SunTrust. He has spent the entirety of his career in the wealth management sector, first as an adviser before transitioning into leadership roles.

Furthermore, he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business from Wake Forest University and is a Certified Financial Planner. He also serves on the leadership council of Zoo Atlanta and on the Board of Trustees for the Atlanta Sports Council, he Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, the Atlanta Botanical Gardens, the Atlanta Children’s Shelter, the Atlanta Police Foundation and Young Harris College.

“As we continue to grow in metro Atlanta and across the country, we were excited to have the opportunity to add Thomas to our executive leadership team,” said Andy Berg, CEO and co-founder of Homrich Berg.

“I have known Thomas for many years and know that he shares our unwavering belief in our core values of providing innovative high touch client service while using our scale and growth to attract talent and gain leverage for the benefit of our clients.”

“Andy and his partners have built a great firm, and I have always admired Homrich Berg and their focus on fiduciary, fee-only comprehensive wealth management services for their clients,” added Carroll.

“As HB wraps up celebrating their 30th anniversary, I am excited about the opportunity to join the Homrich Berg team and be part of the next 30 years of the HB success story.”

Founded in 1989, Homrich Berg now manages over $6bn for over 1,800 family relationships worldwide.