Citizens Bank announced Patrick Moody was hired as a director and senior business capital originator for Citizens Commercial Banking.

Moody was a managing director for SunTrust Robinson Humphrey and a VP for Wachovia Bank. Most recently, he worked as a BDO at First Capital in Atlanta.

In addition to serving on the board of the Commercial Finance Association’s Atlanta Chapter, Moody is a current board member and Finance Committee Chairman for Promise686, a not-for-profit seeking to assist families in the Atlanta area with adoption grants and foster-care training and support. Additionally, he currently sits on the board for Perimeter Church.

“Patrick has great experience in the Atlanta market and beyond. He’s very accomplished and well-respected in the business community,” said Chris Carmosino, president of business capital for Citizens Commercial Banking. “We’re excited to have him join our corporate banking team and I’m sure he’ll help us expand our business.”

“I look forward to drawing on my industry expertise as we expand the business,” said Moody. “It’s an exciting time for Citizens. The corporate banking team has been very effective at bringing great ideas to clients and helping them to achieve their financial goals.”