Bank of America Names Adriana Kong Romero Tucson Market President

Bank of America Names Adriana Kong Romero Tucson Market President

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

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 Associates.

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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colleen.haggerty@bankofamerica.com

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