Anil Cheriyan, SunTrust Banks, Inc. Chief Information Officer named to TechBridge Board of Directors

Anil CheriyanAtlanta, GA – May 21, 2014:  TechBridge, a nonprofit that drives community impact by bringing affordable business and technology expertise to other nonprofits, is pleased to announce the appointment of Anil T. Cheriyan, Corporate Executive Vice President, SunTrust Banks, to its Board of Directors.

As the Chief Information Officer for SunTrust Banks, Anil Cheriyan has responsibility for SunTrust’s Enterprise Information Services division’s overall technology, operations and information-related support.  Prior to joining SunTrust in 2012, Anil served financial services industry clients in systems transformation, technology and process re-engineering initiatives for IBM Global Services for 10 years.  Before joining IBM, he was a Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting in systems, customer information, data warehousing and e-business engagement leadership roles.

“With his deep understanding of business process re-engineering, systems transformations and information operations, Anil Cheriyan will be an excellent addition to our Board,” said Jay Ferro, CIO American Cancer Society and Chair of the TechBridge Board of Directors.  “Anil’s technology consulting experience and his dedication to the Atlanta community make him a great fit with TechBridge’s mission to help nonprofits leverage technology to serve more people in our community.”

In addition to Anil’s personal involvement, SunTrust volunteers and financial support are helping TechBridge extend its nonprofit technology expertise to other nonprofits to improve operational efficiencies. Through the TechBridge Nonprofit Exchange, SunTrust has “adopted” Every Woman Works and is providing funding for a much needed technology project. Every Woman Works is a nonprofit that helps women who are dealing with life challenges move from dependency to self-sufficiency.


About TechBridge

Founded in 2000, TechBridge is a nonprofit that provides other nonprofits with the tools, resources and relationships they need to apply business strategies and technology to further their missions. This is made possible by support from the TechBridge network of corporations, individuals and foundations. The TechBridge Nonprofit Exchange and the Technology Innovation Award, given by Accenture, provide nonprofits with funding vehicles for their technology needs while TechBridge’s fundraising efforts, including its signature gala, the Digital Ball, unite the technology community to celebrate the impact technology can have in strengthening our community. For more information visit