Head of GTS Business Banking and Global Banking Mobile Strategy
Bank of America
Julie Harris is head of GTS Business Banking and Global Banking Mobile Strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Leading GTS Business Banking, Julie oversees the delivery of treasury, liquidity, trade, and custody and agency solutions to US-based commercial and institutional clients. In her other role, Harris is charged with developing and executing the Mobile Strategy for Global Banking.
Previously, Harris was the Enterprise Credit Risk Information Strategy and Allowance Executive in Global Risk Management at Bank of America where she was responsible for the company’s allowance for loan losses on the balance sheet and the related annual provision expense of ~$3 Billion. She was also responsible for the Enterprise Credit Risk data strategy and reporting, providing updates to the company’s Credit Risk Committee, Management Risk Committee and Enterprise Risk Committee of the Board as well as day-to-day management reporting.
Harris joined the company’s Finance Management Analyst Program in 2000, and has served in a number of leadership roles since then. She most recently was Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Global Banking Coverage responsible for Global Corporate Banking, Global Commercial Banking and Business Banking. She also has served as CFO for Corporate Treasury, Controller for Corporate Treasury and the Corporate Investments Group, and as a senior finance manager for Consumer Finance. She was named a Managing Director in 2013.
Harris is actively involved in in the Charlotte community, including past fundraising events for Levine Children’s Hospital. She serves as Vice President on the Board of Directors of Women Executives for Community Service which supports the Women Initiating and Nurturing Growth through Scholarships (WINGS) program. She has served as a mentor in the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women and as a Global Ambassador in Latin America for the Bank of America partnership with Vital Voices.
Harris was selected as one of Charlotte’s 40 Under 40 leaders in Business by the Charlotte Business Journal in 2015 and served as the chair of the Arts and Science Council Campaign for Global Risk in 2017.
Harris is on the Board of Advisors at the Belk College of Business and the Foundation Board at the University of North Carolina Charlotte. She is also a founding member of the Belk College Women in Business initiative and co- leads an internal mentoring network for Bank of America called the Power of 10.
She has a degree in Finance from the University of North Carolina Charlotte, with an emphasis in Financial Analysis and Accounting.
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