Bank of America announced new promotions of executives in the Little Rock and Memphis areas on Thursday.
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management has named Charles Gaba as Market Executive for the Memphis-Little Rock Market, overseeing 65 financial advisors.
Charles began his career in the financial services industry in 1997 and has been with Merrill Lynch for a combined 17 years. Throughout his career he has held a variety of roles, including registered client associate, client relationship manager, market supervision manager, financial advisor, and financial advisor development program performance manager. He is a member of several Bank of America employee networks, including HOLA, LEAD for Women, and IGEN. Charles received his Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Psychology from Clemson University and earned a Master of Business Administration from American University.
Brad McBride has been promoted to Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager of Global Commercial Banking at Bank of America in Arkansas. In this capacity, he will serve companies with annual revenues of $50 million to $2 billion, providing a variety of financial solutions, including treasury, credit, investment banking, risk management, international and wealth management. Brad began his banking career in credit at Bank of America in Little Rock in 2011. He worked with the bank in Amarillo, and St. Louis, before returning to Little Rock in 2016. Throughout his commercial banking career, Brad has served a broad spectrum of clients including mid-sized and large public companies as well as agricultural companies across the Midwest.
Phillip Hutchins has been promoted to Vice President and Relationship Manager, for Business Banking at Bank of America in Arkansas. Phillip joined Bank of America in 2014 as a Financial Center Manager and most recently served as a Small Business Banker. In his new role, he will serve clients with annual revenues of $5 million to $50 milllion, providing a variety of financial services to help them grow.