Charissa Sumerlin

Charissa Sumerlin

Charissa Sumerlin
Senior Credit Officer

Charissa Sumerlin is a senior credit officer for Pinnacle. She is based at the firm’s Southpark office in Charlotte, NC.

Sumerlin joined Pinnacle as a credit advisor in 2018 focused primarily on commercial real estate. Now as a senior credit officer, she leads projects related to credit rating and risk. Sumerlin began her career in 2002 at SunTrust Bank in Atlanta. She spent the last decade at BB&T, where she held various roles including relationship manager, credit advisor, team lead and regional credit officer.

Sumerlin earned her bachelor’s degree in business at Michigan State University and her MBA at Georgia State University. She is a member of the Risk Management Association and earned the Credit Risk Certification Designation.

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