Board of Directors - John Hondros

John Peter Hondros
SunTrust Banks, Inc.
Sports & Entertainment Specialty Group, Senior Vice-President

John P. Hondros, a native of Winston-Salem, NC, and graduate of Elon University, is armed with the intimate knowledge of understanding the complex financial challenges of the professional athlete, making him the ideal candidate to open Charlotte, North Carolina’s Sports and Entertainment Banking Division for SunTrust Banks, Inc. in 2004.

Immersed in the culture of motorsports, John serves as a reliable financial guide, providing his clients with a wide range of solutions to achieve financial success. His relationship oriented attitude, along with his commitment to “speak the language” of his clients, has proven successful as he manages an everyday banking position as well as the portfolios of 500+ Sports & Entertainment private wealth management clients.

John’s mission to serve his clients does not stop at the financial level. He also serves on the board of several organizations. Currently, he is on the Board of Directors of the Martin Truex Jr. Foundation and the Greg Biffle Foundation, the Host Committee for the Waltrip Brothers’ Charity Championship, a board member of the North Carolina Motorsports Association, and he also served as co-chair for Sound & Speed in 2007.

At 38, John brings over 15 years of superior service and the experience of managing the financial goals of an assortment of athletes and entertainers including NFL players, NBA players, professional golfers, NASCAR drivers,
owners and crew chiefs, as well as musicians. Above all else, John understands the desire for confidentiality while helping his clients enjoy their wealth throughout their lifetime.

John is married to Brooke and they have two children John Peter 9 and Jacob 7. They live in Cornelius, NC.