Bank of America Names Adriana Kong Romero Tucson Market President

Mon Apr 1, 2013 1:00pm EDT

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TUCSON, Ariz.--(Business Wire)--
Bank of America today announced that Adriana Kong Romero has been named market
president for Tucson and Southern Arizona.
Adriana Kong Romero

As market president, Romero will serve as the company`s enterprise leader in
Tucson and Southern Arizona. She will work with company leaders across the
region to help deliver a wide range of global financial services to more
individuals and businesses locally as well as deepen relationships with existing
customers. She will also oversee corporate social responsibility activities
including philanthropic giving, community development lending and investing,
environmental initiatives, diversity efforts, arts and culture projects, and
employee volunteerism. 

"Adriana`s breadth of experience in financial services will benefit our
customers as she takes on this important leadership role in Southern Arizona,"
said Bank of America Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan. "As Tucson market
president, she will leverage our local resources and talented team to support
client needs and serve the community." 

In addition to her market president role, Romero is a senior client manager for
Bank of America Merrill Lynch`s Business Banking Group in Tucson and Southern
Arizona, which provides strategic, integrated financial advice and solutions to
small and mid-sized businesses. She has also worked on growing and expanding the
healthcare industry focus for Arizona and the Business Banking Central Region. 

Romero joined Bank of America 14 years ago as a teller. Before joining the
Business Banking team, Romero served Premier Banking clients in Global Wealth
and Investment Management. 

In the community, Romero serves as a member of the board of directors of the
Lohse branch YMCA of Southern Arizona. She is an active member of the Tucson
Metro Chamber of Commerce and is part of their business expansion and retention
committee. She is also a member of the University of Arizona Eller College

She is a graduate of the University of Arizona with a B.S. in finance and holds
an M.S. in organizational management from University of Phoenix. 

Last year, Bank of America employees in Tucson and Southern Arizona volunteered
nearly 4,200 hours to local nonprofits and continue to play a major role in
philanthropic initiatives, including United Way and Habitat for Humanity. More
than $330,000 in philanthropic giving in 2012 helped nonprofit community
organizations develop and grow, including those that provide basic human
services such as hunger relief and housing assistance. 

Bank of America
Bank of America is one of the world`s largest financial institutions, serving
individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses, institutional
investors, large corporations and governments with a full range of banking,
investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and
services. We serve approximately 53 million consumer and small business
relationships with approximately 5,500 retail banking offices and approximately
16,300 ATMs and award-winning online banking with 30 million active users. Bank
of America is among the world's leading wealth management companies and is a
global leader in corporate and investment banking and trading across a broad
range of asset classes, serving corporations, governments, institutions and
individuals around the world. Bank of America offers industry-leading support to
approximately 3 million small business owners through a suite of innovative,
easy-to-use online products and services. The company serves clients through
operations in more than 40 countries. Bank of America Corporation stock (NYSE:
BAC) is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average and is listed on the New
York Stock Exchange. 

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