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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
Tim Crane
Tim Crane

President
Wintrust Financial Corporation

Chicago, IL
Vice Chair
Todd Barnhart
Todd Barnhart
Executive Vice President
Head of Retail Distribution & Sales Management
PNC Financial Services Group Inc.
Pittsburgh, PA
President & CEO
Debbie Bianucci
Debbie Bianucci

President & Chief Executive Officer
BAI

Chicago, IL
Treasurer
Larissa Chaikowsky
Larissa Chaikowsky
U.S. Chief Human Resource Officer
Head Talent, Reskilling & Acquisitions
BMO Financial Group
Chicago, IL
Secretary
Gloria Banks
Gloria Banks
Executive Vice President
Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer
Synovus
Columbus, GA
Counselor to the Board
Scott Peters
Scott Peters

Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Transformation Officer
Regions Bank

Birmingham, AL
Past Chair
Chuck Kim
Chuck Kim

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Commerce Bancshares Inc.

St. Louis, MO

Directors-at-Large

Stevie Baron
Stevie Baron

Chief Financial Officer of Wealth Management Division
J.P. Morgan Chase

New York, NY
Bobby Berman
Bobby Berman

Group Executive Vice President Research & Planning
Frost Bank

San Antonio, TX
Trina Evans
Trina Evans
Chief of Staff and Director of Corporate Center
KeyCorp
Cleveland, OH
Nima Ghamsari
Nima Ghamsari
Co-founder and Head of Blend
Blend Inc.
San Francisco, CA
Darlene Goins
Darlene Goins
Executive Vice President
Head of Banking Inclusion Initiative, Consumer & Small Business Banking
Wells Fargo
San Francisco, CA
Sherry Graziano
Sherry Graziano
Head of Digital Banking & Contact Center
Truist Financial Corp.
Charlotte, NC
John Jordan
John Jordan
Head of the Academy
Bank of America
Charlotte, NC
Susan LaMonica
Susan LaMonica
Chief Human Resources Officer
Citizens Financial Group
Stamford, CT
Chris McComish
Chris McComish
Chief Executive Officer
S&T Bank
Indiana, PA
Aarthi Murali
Aarthi Murali
Chief Customer Experience Officer
M&T Bank
Wilmington, DE
Arijit Roy
Arijit Roy
Executive Vice President
Head of Consumer Segment & Solutions
U.S. Bank
Chicago, IL
Mark Sheehan
Mark Sheehan
Executive Vice President and Director, Digital and Omni Channel
Huntington National Bank
Columbus, OH
Ameesh Vakharia
Ameesh Vakharia
Executive Vice President
Chief Strategy Officer
USAA
San Antonio, TX