Meet our team

Lee Wiseley, Jr.

Senior Vice President

Director, Wealth Strategies

Member of the State Bar of Georgia

 


Lee leads a team of attorneys who provide professional counsel and wealth planning for Family Office clients. He has 12 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining Synovus in 2006, Lee practiced law at the Bowden Spratt Law Firm, in Atlanta, and worked as an Estate and Gift Tax Attorney for the Internal Revenue Service in Atlanta.

 

Lee’s educational credentials include an LL.M. in Taxation from the Emory School of Law, a J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law, and a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Georgia College of Business Administration.

 

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Blake Melton

Vice President, Senior Wealth Strategist

Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®)

 


Blake has more than 11 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining the Synovus team in 2007, he practiced law as an Associate at Page, Scrantum, Sprouse, Tucker, and Ford, Columbus, Ga. He earned his LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Alabama School of Law, where he graduated summa cum laude, his law degree from the University of Georgia School of Law, where he graduated cum laude, and his B.A. in Economics from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

 

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Catherine Wiegand

Wealth Strategist, Officer

 


Since joining Synovus in 2014, Cathy partners with Family Office Relationship Managers and clients' accountants and attorneys to review families' estate plans for tax efficiency and ensuring their goals are being met. 

 

Cathy graduated cum laude with a J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law, and earned a B.A. in Finance (summa cum laude) for the University of Georgia Terry College of Business. 

 

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