Thais R. Sullivan joined Valley National Bank – Florida Division in September 2015, as the Vice President, Regional CRA/Commercial Lending Officer for the State of Florida. In December 2018 she received a promotion to First Vice President. In her role FVP/Regional CRA Officer she is responsible for assisting Valley National Bank – Florida in achieving their CRA goals.
Thais graduated with honors in 1998, with a Bachelor of Business Degree from Barry University while working during the day, and attending school in the evenings.
Thais has been in involved with the Palm Beach County Community for 30+ years, while working for various banking institutions. In 2013 Thais was recognized as one of the Most Influential & Prominent Black Women in Business in Palm Beach County by Legacy Palm Beach. As a graduate of Leadership Palm Beach County in 2010, she continues to be involved with the Organization and Alumni. From 1979 to current Thais has been involved with the following organizations either through volunteering or as a Member of the Board: Neighborhood Lending Partners (NLP), SunFest of Palm Beach County, The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Foundation, Paragon Florida, Urban League of Palm Beach County, The Anquan Bolding Foundation, The Black Chamber of Commerce, The Boys and Girls Club of Riviera Beach, The Business Loan Fund of Palm Beach County, Pompano Beach Loan Fund, LISC, Black Business Investment Corporation(BBIC), Palm Beach County Affordable Housing Collaborative, Community Reinvestment Group, Palm Beach County Finance Committee, The City of West Palm Beach, and the City of Riviera Beach.
Thais enjoys reading the Bible and sharing what she has learned with others, along with traveling, and bowling with her husband (Kyle), Sons (Kyle & Brandon) and Mother (Liz).