HITEC Recognizes Bank of America as Corporation of the Year During the HITEC Awards Ceremony
Bank of America has been selected as 2021 Hispanic Information Technology Executive Council (HITEC) Corporation of the Year for their exemplary leadership and commitment to HITEC and the Hispanic community.
Bank of America has been a committed HITEC partner and champion since 2015, demonstrating an unwavering dedication to the organization’s focus on the advancement of Hispanic leaders in technology as well as the promotion of a diverse and inclusive workforce across the industry. The HITEC partnership is led by Bank of America’s Core Technology Infrastructure Executive and HITEC’s Board Member Jonathan Echeverria.
“Throughout their engagement, Bank of America has been an avid supporter of HITEC, as host of two of our leadership summits - 2015 in New York City and 2019 in Charlotte, NC,” said HITEC President Omar Duque. “Bank of America has also been a committed champion of the HITEC Foundation Scholars supporting their academic endeavors into the technology industry.”
Every year, HITEC recognizes an organization that contributes to the advancement of technology while demonstrating proactive leadership in promoting diversity and inclusion. HITEC is proud to recognize Bank of America as Corporation of the Year for 2021.
“We are so honored and excited to have such a champion and catalyst for technology and diversity recognized as Corporation of the Year,” said HITEC Board Chairman, Guillermo Diaz, Jr. “Bank of America is the ejemplo starting at the very top of the company and is evident in the culture of the organization. Their commitment to the partnership with HITEC and the HITEC Foundation will serve us for many years to come as we change the game for Hispanic representation from the Classroom all the way to the Boardroom.“
“At Bank of America, we’re committed to providing a culture of inclusivity and opportunity,” said Michelle Boston, Data Management Technology executive. “Our partnerships with HITEC and other diverse organizations are instrumental to helping us ensure our Hispanic and Latino leaders thrive and advance in their careers with us, all while cultivating a workforce that represents the clients and communities we serve.”
HITEC is the premier global executive leadership organization of senior business and technology executives. Part of the organization's mission is to celebrate and increase Hispanic representation, building stronger technology and executive leaders in the diversity-challenged technology industry.
Bank of America will be recognized with this prestigious award during the virtual HITEC Awards Ceremony on December 2, 2021.
HITEC is a premier global executive leadership organization of senior business and technology executives who have built outstanding careers in technology. HITEC’s premiere network spans the Americas and is focused on building stronger technology and executive leaders, leadership teams, corporations, and role models in a rapidly changing, flatter, and technology centric world. These global leaders include executives leading Global 1000 corporations while others lead some of the largest Hispanic-owned technology firms across the Americas.
Bank of America is one of the world’s leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services. The company provides unmatched convenience in the United States, serving approximately 66 million consumer and small business clients with approximately 4,200 retail financial centers, approximately 17,000 ATMs, and award-winning digital banking with approximately 41 million active users, including approximately 32 million mobile users. Bank of America is a global leader in wealth management, 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 households through a suite of innovative, easy-to-use online products and services. The company serves clients through operations across the United States, its territories and approximately 35 countries. Bank of America Corporation stock (NYSE: BAC) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
Catherine Page, Bank of America
Viviana Costa, HITEC Executive Director