Board of Directors

The BAI Board of Directors has governance responsibilities and works with BAI management to set strategic directions for the organization. Board members are executives with diverse backgrounds and experiences in a variety of financial services companies. They are passionate about BAI’s mission, vision and values and are one of BAI’s greatest assets.

Chairman of the Board
Chris McComish

Chief Banking Officer, Consumer & Wealth Management
Chemical Bank
Troy, MI

Vice Chairman
Steve SaLoutos

Executive Vice President
Metropolitan Banking
U.S. Bank
Milwaukee, WI

President & CEO
Debbie Bianucci

President & Chief Executive Officer 
BAI
Chicago, IL

Past Chairman
Scott Peters

Senior Executive Vice President & Head of Consumer Services
Regions Financial Corporation
Birmingham, AL

Counselor to the Board
Bruce Murphy

Retired Executive Vice President, Corporate Responsibility
KeyCorp
Cleveland, OH

Treasurer
Chuck Kim

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
St. Louis, MO

Secretary
Tim Crane

Executive Vice President, Senior Market Head of Wintrust Financial Corporation
Wintrust Financial Corporation
Chicago, IL

Director-at-Large
Todd Barnhart

Executive Vice President, Head of Retail Distribution
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
Pittsburgh, PA

Director-at-Large
Bobby Berman

Group Executive Vice President, Research & Planning
Frost Bank
San Antonio, TX

Director-at-Large
Kevin Blair

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Synovus Financial Corp.
Columbus, GA

Director-at-Large
Rick Calero

Senior Managing Director, Strategic Initiatives
TIAA-CREF Trust Company, FSB
New York, NY

Director-at-Large
Janet Coletti

Executive Vice President, Human Resources
M&T Bank Corporation
Buffalo, NY

Director-at-Large
Jon Couture
Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Principal Financial Group
Des Moines, IA

Director-at-Large
Chuck Heiden

Managing Director, Head of Product Management for Consumer & Business Banking
JPMorgan Chase
Columbus, OH

Director-at-Large
Bob Kottler

Executive Vice President, Director of Retail, Mortgage and Small Business
IBERIABANK
New Orleans, LA

Director-at-Large
Cathy Nash

President & Chief Executive Officer
Woodforest National Bank
The Woodlands, TX

Director-at-Large
Alok Prasad

Managing Director, Preferred and Small Business Banking Executive
Bank of America Corporation
New York, NY

Director-at-Large
Beth Provanzana

Senior Vice President, Corporate Risk Management, Chief Compliance & Ethics Officer
Northern Trust
Chicago, IL

Director-at-Large
Mark Quinlan

Chief Information Officer
First National Bank
Pittsburgh, PA

Director-at-Large
Jane Russell

Executive Vice President, Head of Customer Experience and Retail Sales Strategy and Operations
TD Bank
Cherry Hill, NJ

Director-at-Large
Mark Sheehan

Executive Vice President and Director, Payments & Channel
Huntington National Bank
Columbus, OH

Director-at-Large
Ameesh Vakharia
Executive Vice President, Head of Omnichannel and Client Centric
SunTrust Bank
Atlanta, GA