Bank of America today announced that Joe Gianni will succeed Kevin Cunningham as market president, serving as the company’s enterprise leader in Hartford. After serving 10 years as market president, Cunningham will focus full-time on his new responsibilities as the Global Commercial Bank Credit executive for Specialized Industries and Canada.
As market president for Hartford, Gianni 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 the bank’s resources in the market and the region to address local priorities and help build strong communities.
“Joe’s knowledge of the Hartford market and leadership as market president will ensure we’re helping to make our customers’ and clients’ financial lives better, through the power of every connection we can make with them,” said Brian Moynihan, chief executive officer, Bank of America.
In addition to his role as market president, Gianni is on the Government Relations team, in which he engages with public officials and local leaders on policy priorities. Prior to this role, Gianni served as the Northeast region executive, overseeing local market activity throughout the Northeast. He has been with Bank of America and its predecessor banking institutions in Hartford since 1989.
Within the bank, Gianni serves as the executive sponsor of the local Domestic Violence Task Force, helping to raise awareness and educate teammates about the issue. Externally, he is an active leader in the community, serving on the boards of Foodshare, the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, the MetroHartford Alliance, and Kingswood-Oxford School.
Gianni graduated from Providence College with a B.A. in political science and humanities. Born in Hartford, he currently resides in West Hartford, with his wife and twin daughters.
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 4,500 retail financial centers, approximately 16,000 ATMs, and award-winning digital banking with approximately 34 million active users, including approximately 24 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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