Bank of America today announced that Michael Lawrence has been named market president, serving as the company’s enterprise leader in St. Louis.
In this role, Lawrence will work across the region to connect businesses, families and individuals to Bank of America’s banking and investment teams. He will also lead the effort to direct Bank of America’s resources in the market and the region to address local priorities and help build strong communities.
“Bank of America is proud of our relationship with St. Louis. I look forward to the many ways Michael and his team will live our purpose: To help make financial lives better through the power of every connection we can make,” said Bank of America Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan.
In addition to his role as market president, Lawrence is Merrill Lynch Wealth Management market executive for the St. Louis Metro market. He has been with the company since 2000, when he joined as a financial advisor.
He is active in the bank’s employee network groups and is a member of the Merrill Lynch Black/African American Leadership Council, as well the executive sponsor of the bank’s St. Louis LGBT employee network. Lawrence is also involved in the community, serving on the board of the Father’s Support Center and as co-chair of the 2017 United Way Men’s Leadership Society.
Lawrence received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at Irvine. He resides in St. Louis with his wife and four children.
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 47 million consumer and small business relationships with approximately 4,600 retail financial centers, approximately 15,900 ATMs, and award-winning digital banking with approximately 35 million active users and more than 22 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 in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and more than 35 countries. Bank of America Corporation stock (NYSE: BAC) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
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