BB&T Hillsborough market president joins Tampa Housing Authority board

Mayor Bob Buckhorn named Bemetra Simmons to serve as a commissioner on the board of the Tampa Housing Authority.

Simmons is Hillsborough market president at Branch Banking & Trust and was a Tampa Bay Business Journal Up & Comer in 2013.

BB&T (NYSE: BBT) is among the largest banks in Tampa Bay, and had 14 offices and $635 million in deposits in Hillsborough County as of June 30, 2014, the most recent date for which the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. has information available.

Simmons also serves… …read more