Linda Stanley

SVP, Middle Market Banking

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Get to know me

As a First Citizens Middle Market Relationship Manager, it’s important to me to understand your business’ strategies and key objectives. Utilizing detail-oriented processes and support from our skilled team of specialists ensures that solutions are tailored to meet the needs of you and your company. We partner with our clients to understand their current needs and together develop a strategy to achieve those goals. This Trusted Partnership is essential for long-term success.

Throughout my career, I have developed valuable skills and experience that enable me to help you find the right solutions – whether that be investment banking, credit, treasury solutions, investment management or personal banking. I take tremendous pride in helping you to identify and find solutions by understanding your objectives, goals and facilitating a strategy to achieve those goals.

Giving back to my community is important to me. I currently work with various organizations including LEAD Virginia as Board Secretary; Virginia Chamber of Commerce as Board Treasurer; Virginia Film Festival, Advisory Board; Virginia Business Council Board; Virginia Bankers Association Board; and William and Mary Executive Partner. Additionally, I have served as Board Chair for the Charlotte Regional Partnership; South Carolina Chamber Board; Charlotte Chamber Board & Executive Committee; Leadership Georgia Board & Executive Committee; and the Atlanta Women’s Foundation Board Treasurer.

Our approach

At First Citizens, our Bankers view business relationships with you through a long-term lens. This aligns with our brand ethics, business philosophies and statement of purpose for building a long, lasting alliance. We make recommendations and decisions based on what’s best for your business and focus on your growth, expansion and success.

We take a collaborative approach to managing relationships. Our teams include relationship managers, credit professionals and product specialists. Our consulting and business strategy services include industry change optimization, business process management and financial management processes.

We pride ourselves on working together to bring positive results to your business, as we see your vision come to fruition.

Industry Expertise

Commercial and Industrial
Distributors / Wholesalers


Bachelor of Science, University of South Carolina; Master of Business Administration, Georgia State University

Community Involvement

LEAD Virginia (2016 class / Board / Executive Committee / Secretary); Virginia Chamber of Commerce (Board / Executive Committee / Treasurer); Virginia Film Festival (Advisory Board); Virginia Business Council (Board Member); Virginia Bankers Association (Board member); and the Raymond A. Mason School of Business at William and Mary (Executive Partner).

Personal Interests

Spending time with our Cairn Terrier, Ashley Cooper, as well as, enjoying SEC football, entertaining, traveling, hiking, kayaking, watching films, reading, learning about history and researching genealogy
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