Bank of America
Glenda Gabriel is the Neighborhood Lending executive for Bank of America and is responsible for identifying opportunities to drive successful homeownership among low-to moderate-income borrowers, underserved communities, and multicultural borrowers across the economic spectrum.
Gabriel is accountable for transforming the company’s Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) mortgage commitment into a strategy designed to increase demand, market share and consumer education. Gabriel is also responsible for aligning with strategies to deepen relationships with multicultural, first time home buyers and low-to-moderate consumers.
In addition, her team manages and builds relationships with local and national community housing organizations, as well as professional member groups that align with the Bank of America promise of responsible lending. She serves on the Corporate Board of Governors of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP), the National Board of the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) and the Lender Advisory Board of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB).
Gabriel has been with Bank of America since 2006 and has more than 25 years experience in the financial services industry, serving in several leadership positions at J.P. Morgan Chase before coming to Bank of America, where she was accountable for affordable housing strategy, emerging markets business development, brand and strategic marketing, as well as small business value proposition development. Gabriel also served in leadership roles within marketing, product development and operations with Procter & Gamble and Clorox.
Gabriel earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley. She is a co-executive sponsor of Bank of America’s LEAD (Leadership, Education, Advocacy and Development) for Women affinity group, dedicated to promoting professional women’s development to help grow, attract and retain successful women throughout Bank of America. Gabriel also serves on the Girl Scouts Hornets’ Nest Council Board of Directors in Charlotte which is committed to providing transformational empowerment to girls through leadership development and experiences.