Bank of America Names Diana Gleason as Market President for Ventura-Santa Barbara

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 3:14 pm EDT

Bank of America today announced that Diana Gleason has been named market president for Ventura and Santa Barbara counties.

As market president, Gleason will be Bank of America’s leader in the Ventura-Santa Barbara market. She will help meet the financial needs of individuals, families and businesses by connecting them to the right resources within Bank of America.  Gleason also will lead Bank of America’s local corporate social responsibility work, leveraging the company’s unmatched capabilities to help the region address social and economic challenges and build stronger communities.

“Our customers will benefit from Diana’s business experience and community relationships in the region,” said Bank of America Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan. “As market president, Diana will continue to ensure that our customers, clients and communities are connected with the right resources to make their financial lives better.” 

Gleason brings outstanding leadership credentials to the role, including her current position as regional sales executive for Home Loans for Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties, along with West Los Angeles. She is responsible for delivering responsible home loan financing solutions for customers throughout her market. Gleason has worked nearly 40 years in banking and served in several leadership roles since joining Bank of America in 2004.

A third-generation Ventura resident, Gleason supports the Oxnard Rescue Mission, Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, and New Directions through its Walk for Warriors program.

Last year, Bank of America employees in Ventura and Santa Barbara volunteered 53,000 hours to local nonprofits and continue to play a major role in philanthropic initiatives that address the critical needs of housing, hunger and jobs throughout the region.

Last year, nearly $400,000 was given to local nonprofits such as the Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation, Women’s Economic Ventures, and Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Foundation.


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