Bank of America Kansas City Market President Gary Jankowitz is stepping down to focus on his new line-of-business responsibilities and will be passing the leadership role of market president on to Global Commercial Banking Market Executive Matt Linski on January 1, 2019.
Linski has served as the market integration executive (MIE) in Kansas City since December 2015. As market president, he will be responsible for connecting the banking and investment resources offered through our eight lines of business to companies, families and individuals in Kansas City. He will also lead the effort to deploy Bank of America’s resources to address social and economic concerns and build strong communities.
“Gary has helped us deliver responsible growth by serving our clients and ensuring we are a great partner in Kansas City. I thank him for his leadership and look forward to Matt taking on this important work,” said Brian Moynihan, chief executive officer, Bank of America.
In his role as Global Commercial Banking market executive, Linski is responsible for middle-market banking in the entire Great Plains market, including offices in Wichita, Kansas and Omaha, Nebraska. Linski has been with Bank of America Merrill Lynch for over 14 years, starting his career as an intern in its Dealer Financial Services group. Since then, he has served in several leadership roles in Global Commercial Banking.
Linski is an active member of the community having served on the board of directors for the Children’s Center of the Visually Impaired and as a board ambassador for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City. He resides in Olathe, Kansas with his wife and their two sons.
Jankowitz was recently appointed Consumer Banking region executive for the Kansas City, St. Louis and Iowa regions. He continues to be a valuable member of the leadership team and an active leader in the community. He’ll work closely with Linski to ensure a smooth transition.
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 67 million consumer and small business clients with approximately 4,400 retail financial centers, approximately 16,100 ATMs, and award-winning digital banking with more than 36 million active users, including nearly 26 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 owners 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 more than 35 countries. Bank of America Corporation stock (NYSE: BAC) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
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