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WEIGHING IN: Leaders of Bank of America’s many diversity resource groups meet at the company’s East Providence Call Center on Pawtucket Avenue. From left are: Aaron J. Brown, co-chair, Disability Advocacy Network; Jessica Hutchinson, community volunteers chair; Amanda Fournier, of the Disability Advocacy Network; Ashley Sanchez, chair, Hispanic/Latino Organization for Leadership & Advancement; David Tobin, of the Inter-Generational Employee Network; Zankhana Bateman, of Leadership, Education, Advocacy & Development for Women; Alexander Pirri, of the Inter-Generational Employee Network and financial center manager of the Bristol office; Ana C. Mendez, of the Black Professional Group; Sean Dagesse, senior vice president, Rhoden Island market manager, enterprise business and engagement; and Anny Robert, of the Asian Leadership Network. / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Myriad sources, perspectives build Bank of America’s workforce

FINANCIAL SERVICES Bank of America Corp.Bank of America CORP. recognizes that the diversity of its employees and an inclusive workspace are the keys to...
THE DEADLINE for nonprofits to apply for funding from the Citizens Helping Citizens Manage Money program is Dec. 31. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/KELVIN MA

Deadline approaches for Citizens’ financial-literacy nonprofit funding

PROVIDENCE – Citizens Bank, the retail bank segment of Citizens Financial Group Inc., has reminded nonprofits the deadline to apply for funding from its...

Moody’s: Providence’s economic recovery led by growth in ‘Eds and Meds’

PROVIDENCE – Over the past 50 years, Providence has endured demographic shocks, including years of population loss, declining housing values and elevated crime rates.Yet...

Five Questions With: Erin Mallo

Erin Mallo was recently named vice president and branch sales manager for BankNewport’s new branch in the Wayland Square neighborhood on the East Side...

Survey: Small businesses feel strain of not finding enough talent

PROVIDENCE – Many small-business owners are having a tough time finding workers with the skills they need, forcing them and their employees to work...

NAMIC: Disaster-mitigation efforts shouldn’t end with hurricane season

PROVIDENCE – The Atlantic hurricane season just ended, but the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies is urging government policymakers to stay focused on...

Fitch Ratings affirms Pawtucket IDR rating at ‘A-minus,’ general obligations at...

PAWTUCKET – The city received a bit of good economic news recently when Fitch Ratings, one of the big three credit rating agencies, affirmed...
BANK OF AMERICA CEO Brian Moynihan, left, and Rhode Island Market President Willam F. Hatfield recently sat down with PBN to talk about the bank's operations, health and approach to banking in the post-Great Recession era. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

PBN on WJAR-TV, Dec. 3, 2018

‘High-tech and high-touch’ approach to serving customers paying off for BofA.Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC 10’s Coffee Break...
CHARITABLE GIVING: Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan, left, meets with William F. Hatfield, center, market president in Rhode Island, and Trevor Koenig, communications executive, at the bank’s customer call center in East Providence. In addition to its customers, employees and shareholders, Moynihan said the bank has an obligation to its communities. He says the bank contributed about $200 million in charitable giving this year.  / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY


Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan says a ‘high-tech and high-touch’...

When Brian Moynihan became CEO of Bank of America Corp. after Ken Lewis stepped down in 2010, he took the helm in a period...
SERVICE SHIFT: William F. Hatfield, Bank of America’s market president in Rhode Island, said financial centers have become less a destination for a transaction and more a place for advice and a conversation.
 / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Technology turns BofA branches into ‘financial centers’

William F. Hatfield, Bank of America Corp.’s market president in Rhode Island, discusses the bank’s local growth and ways it can help spur development...
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