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The SunTrust Foundation Helping guide, advise, and lead people along their road to financial security and wellness, or as we call it, Lighting the Way to Financial Well-Being, is what motivates us every day. And the end of that road is a Life Well Spent—a life of financial strength and confidence. A life free from the worries of financial burden.Aligned to SunTrust Bank's purpose, the SunTrust Foundation works to advance financial well-being in all of its efforts—from financial education and counseling; to career readiness/workforce development training and entrepreneurship; to thought leadership and new relationships; to supporting the unique needs of its communities.

Allison Dukes

Corporate EVP and CFO

John Healy

SVP, Head of Strategic Sourcing

36 past transactions


Debt Financing in 2015
DrFirst provides software solutions for physicians and other healthcare providers ranging from HIPAA secure messaging, to e-prescribing, to EHR, to hospital medication reconciliation.


Debt Financing in 2015
Wave is a leading provider of video, internet and phone services on the West Coast, serving customers in communities in Washington, Oregon, and California. Wave, founded in 2003, is part of WaveDivision Holdings, LLC, which currently serves over 455,000 residential and business customers in Washington, Oregon, Sacramento, and the San Francisco Bay Area. WaveDivision Holdings is headquartered in Kirkland, Washington. Owned and operated by local industry leaders, WaveDivision Holdings supports its customers with decades of cable know-how. Its mission is to provide 100% of its cable systems with the latest technologies and upgrades including high-speed internet, digital cable, home phone service, international programming, DVR, HDTV, and TV On Demand services.

Ionic Security

Series E in 2019
Ionic Security, a data security platform, provides access control, intellectual property monitoring, data encryption, and policy management. Ionic Security (formerly Social Fortress) enables the use of cloud services by protecting sensitive data anywhere it travels and wherever it resides, whether on the corporate network, in the cloud or on mobile devices. The first unified data security platform of its kind, Ionic Security takes a comprehensive approach to secure data in today’s borderless enterprise by providing access control, intellectual property monitoring, data encryption, and policy management, without proxies or gateways or changes in user behavior. The company is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, and is backed by leading venture firms such as Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Google Ventures, TechOperators, and ff VC as well as industry experts Christopher Klaus, Ken Levine, Phil Dunkelberger, and Dr. Paul Judge.
Vantage Data Centers Management Company, LLC develops data centers. The company offers custom build-to-suit data centers, powered shells, and turnkey solutions. It also provides services in the categories of move-in management, data center operations, smart hands, and data centers facilities management. The company serves Fortune 100 businesses in various industries. Vantage Data Centers Management Company, LLC was incorporated in 2010 and is based in Santa Clara, California with an additional location in Quincy, Washington.

Crestar Financial Corporation

Acquisition in 1998
Crestar Financial Corporation is the holding company for Crestar Bank.

The Richman Group

Venture Round in 2015
Over the last quarter-century, The Richman Group has thrived and grown into one of the nation's ten largest residential property owners. The Richman staff is strategically situated in 15 regional offices from north to south and coast to coast and serves communities in 49 states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Guam.

Related Group

Debt Financing in 2017
Established in 1979, Related Group is a developer of sophisticated metropolitan living and one of the country’s largest real estate conglomerates. Its innovative residential developments, that reach cross-market sectors, have dramatically altered South Florida’s urban landscape. Since its inception, the privately held company has built, rehabilitated, and managed more than 90,000 condominium and apartment residences. Related Group has earned international status for its visionary designs and development of luxury condominiums, market-rate rentals, mixed-use centers, and affordable properties – often in emerging neighborhoods that enhance the lives of all its residents.


Debt Financing in 2016
Credibly is an emerging Fintech platform leveraging Data Science and technology with a manic focus on the customer experience. They created their unique lending and capital platform in order to serve small and medium businesses as a trusted and committed partner. It offers a suite of financing products that can accommodate nearly any stage of business development or credit profile. Credibly also offers short-term financing in the form of business loans and merchant cash advances. Its working capital loans and merchant cash advances can be a good option for borrowers with lower credit scores. Credibly was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Troy, Michigan, United States.


Debt Financing in 2018
Fundation Group LLC develops and provides digital credit lending platform that connects financial institutions and small businesses. The company partners with banks and other institutions to provide working capital and growth capital to the small business community. It offers outsourced lending and referral programs, along with point of sale financing solutions. Fundation Group LLC was founded in 2011 and is based in Reston, Virginia.


Debt Financing in 2019
DrFirst provides software solutions for physicians and other healthcare providers ranging from HIPAA secure messaging, to e-prescribing, to EHR, to hospital medication reconciliation.
YMCA of East Tennessee help make your life & their community.
Through nearly 20 years of constant change and disruption in the technology space, Vonage has been leading through the change. With this brand revitalization, Vonage is demonstrating its position as a B2B communications SaaS leader for a new era. - Scales to serve its customers globally with unrivalled capabilities integrating voice, messaging, video and data, built on a carrier-grade network infrastructure. - Offers uniquely flexible portfolio of proven, ready-to-go applications, or use of extensive communications APIs to create proprietary applications and integrations, or takes the best of both, using apps and customizing with APIs. - Enables businesses to have great conversations everywhere, to effortlessly create new and differentiated experiences, and like never before, unlock the power of data and AI to make every conversation more successful.

Asset Management Advisors

Acquisition in 2001
Asset Management Advisors is a specialized wealth management firm.

Lighthouse Investment Advisors

Acquisition in 2003
Lighthouse Investment Advisors provides investment advice, portfolio management, performance monitoring, and financial planning to individuals, companies, trustees, and administrators. They are a registered investment advisor, not a brokerage firm or dealer of securities, so They don't accept any commissions, referral fees or sales charges. Their fees for advisory and management services are based on assets under management, not transactions. This means that Their advice to you remains completely objective, unbiased, and free of conflicts. Their focus is exclusively on serving you and your investment needs.

WaterBridge Resources

Debt Financing in 2018
WaterBridge Resources is a midstream development company focused on developing, acquiring and operating flowback and produced water infrastructure for oil and gas producers, including gathering, pipeline infrastructure, separation, and disposal infrastructure solutions. WaterBridge was founded by Stephen Johnson and Andy Stephens, in partnership with Five Point Capital Partners.

3DE National

Grant in 2019
3DE by Junior Achievement is dedicated to expanding economic opportunity and economic mobility by re-engineering high school education to improve student engagement, accelerate academic outcomes, and develop competencies to excel in the future of work. 3DE schools are developed and sustained through joint venture partnerships with school districts, 3DE by Junior Achievement and the broader business community. 3DE launched in Atlanta in 2015 and by 2024 aims to expand to 55 schools serving nearly 20,000 students.
A nonprofit, full-service credit counseling agency, providing financial guidance and debt management


Debt Financing in 2013
Leading online survey and questionnaire tool


Series D in 2015
Prosper is an online lending platform that connects people who want to borrow money with individuals and institutions. Its platform provides lists of loan requests with low, fixed-rate loans and no hidden fees or prepayment penalties, enabling clients to easily gain access to affordable personal loans and investors to earn solid returns via a data-driven underwriting model. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Annapurna Pictures

Debt Financing in 2017
Annapurna Pictures is a film production and finance company that serves as a one-stop shop for filmmakers. It has provided the film industry with a critical improvement of mature, adult dramas in recent years.


Debt Financing in 2017
BlueVine Capital Inc. provides working capital solutions to small businesses in the United States. Its business loans include lines of credit, term loans, and invoice factoring solutions. The company serves small business owners. BlueVine Capital Inc. was founded in 2013 and is based in Redwood City, California with additional locations in Gretna, Louisiana; and Jersey City, New Jersey.


Debt Financing in 2007
Tricycle, Inc. provides software tools for carpet sampling and design applications. It offers Tryk, a sampling software tool for carpet specification process; and a suite of design software for carpets and fabrics. The company serves commercial interiors manufacturers, interior designers, architects, and the carpet industry. Tricycle, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is based in Chattanooga, Tennessee. As of October 12, 2017, Tricycle, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Shaw Industries Group, Inc.

Repay Holdings Corporation

Debt Financing in 2017
REPAY is one of the fastest growing companies in the United States for the sixth consecutive year and currently ranked #1337 on the 2016 Inc. magazine’s 5000 List . REPAY is a rapidly growing payment processing services provider in the consumer finance industry offering a comprehensive line of solutions that include credit and debit cards, gift cards, ACH, bank account verification, electronic bill payment and instant funding. REPAY is headquartered in Atlanta and has locations in Chattanooga, Chicago, Fort Worth, and its technical team in Phoenix. REPAY’s management team has proven to be successful on several levels since inception by focusing on sales, risk mitigation, merchant support and utilization of its proprietary software platform.

Vology, Inc.

Debt Financing in 2014
Ranked in the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies in the US since 2006, Vology is a leading global technology solutions provider that serves tens of thousands of customers across every state and more than 50 countries. Vology has a unique offering called Hybrid SuperVAR:tm:, which is a mix of services and products that provides a complete range of professional, managed and asset disposition services with a combination of new and certified pre-owned products. It also encompasses hyper-responsive customer service by technically knowledgeable people, and operational excellence in warehousing logistics, integration and configuration. Vology has one of the largest inventories of certified pre-owned Cisco, Avaya/Nortel and other top brands. The company is also authorized at the highest levels to sell Juniper, Brocade, ShoreTel, Citrix, HP, Aruba, VMWare, Dell, Microsoft and Gencom solutions. Vology and its professional services division, Bayshore Technologies, are headquartered in Tampa Bay, Florida with offices in Austin, Oklahoma City, Sacramento and Syracuse. For further information, please visit

CyrusOne Inc.

Debt Financing in 2009
CyrusOne provides information technology (IT) infrastructure and services in North America and Europe. It offers data center, managed hosting, colocation, and managed IT services. The company also provides IT infrastructure consulting services, including network design and performance, network security, and fault and performance management services, as well as change control management services. It serves financial services, energy, medical, technology, legal, and call center industries. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Finxact LLC

Private Equity Round in 2019
Finxact is innovating the first enterprise class public cloud/private data Core-as-a-Service platform with a completely open banking API. The Finxact Core will allow banks to seamlessly deliver new services for today’s omni-channel consumer. The Finxact team has been at the forefront of banking software for 35+ years, revolutionizing the industry in the 1990s with the first real-time core banking solutions for Internet banks, and is now creating a new cloud-based core banking solution for today’s real-time, digital-first world. Learn more at

Jam City, Inc.

Venture Round in 2019
Jam City, Inc. develops mobile games. Jam City, Inc. was formerly known as SGN Games, Inc. and changed its name to Jam City, Inc. in September 2016. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Culver City, California with studios in Los Angeles, Seattle, San Francisco, San Diego, and Buenos Aires; and a subsidiary in Toronto, Canada.

CSI Capital Management

Acquisition in 2011
CSI Capital Management provides personal finance, estate planning, and tax planning services to its clients. It primarily provides its services to high net-worth individuals. The firm also caters to investment companies, pension and profit sharing plans, charitable organizations, and corporations.


Debt Financing in 2018
With their patented TerrePURE® process, Terressentia represent the leading edge of premium distilled spirits production for both retailers and brand owners. TerrePURE is an innovative, yet completely natural, process that is the first and only application of technology to improving the taste of distilled spirits. Unlike simple filtration, re-distillation, or barrel aging, which are the traditional methods of improving taste, their process removes a greater amount of harsh tasting minor alcohols and free radicals and provides additional taste enhancements to spirits of all types, yielding award-winning, ultra premium spirits in every category.

TriVirix International

Series D in 2002
TriVirix International is a U.S.-based company that manufactures and designs electro-mechanical, medical, diagnostic, analytical, and life-science devices. The company provides its clients with ribo printers, point-of-care blood testing analyzers, volumetric infusion pumps, and vital sign or conscious sedation monitors. TriVirix International is headquartered in Milaca, Minnesota.

Pillar Financial

Acquisition in 2016
Pillar Financial LLC provides financing solutions for affordable and market-rate multifamily real estate, as well as healthcare properties in the United States. It offers Fannie Mae solutions, including standard delegated underwriter and servicing mortgage options for financing conventional market-rate apartment properties; multifamily financing solutions.

Equitable Securities Corp.

Acquisition in 1997
Equitable Securities Corp. is an investment banking, securities brokerage and investment advisory firm.


Acquisition in 2012
FirstAgain offers online consumer lending services. The company offers AnythingLoan, a paperless consumer and personal loan. The company provides car, refinance, home improvement, timeshare and vacation ownership, education, and fractional loans. It also provides boat and aircraft, medical and dental, and adoption and in vitro fertilization finance.
Greenlight Financial Technology is a financial services company that specializes in the fields of debit cards for kids and mobile apps. It empowers parents with convenient controls to safely manage family finances and create teachable moments around earning, spending, saving, and giving. Using its patent-pending technology, they can even specify the exact stores in their town or neighborhood where each child's Greenlight card is accepted. The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.


Debt Financing in 2015
IronPlanet is an online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets. IronPlanet connects buyers and sellers of used equipment. It has built a database of more than 3.3 million registered users worldwide. IronPlanet connects buyers and sellers of used equipment with its exclusive IronClad Assurance equipment condition certification and family of brands, including IronPlanet, GovPlanet, TruckPlanet, Kruse Energy and Equipment AuctioneersSM, and Asset Appraisal ServicesSM. Since 2000, IronPlanet has built a database of more than 1.4 million registered users worldwide. It was formerly known as and changed its name to IronPlanet in November 2009. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Pleasanton, California.