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Andrea B. Smith | Global Head of Human Resources
Andrea B. Smith is Bank of America’s global head of Human Resources and a member of the company’s executive management team. Smith leads a global team of human resources professionals responsible for recruiting, leadership development, learning, compensation, benefits, diversity and inclusion, and employee relations for employees in more than 40 countries. She is also responsible for the company’s Corporate Aviation, Corporate Security and Executive Protection functions.
Smith joined Bank of America in 1988 and has held a range of leadership positions in Global Human Resources. She served most recently as the senior Human Resources executive for Global Banking and Markets, Global Commercial Banking, Global Wealth and Investment Management, Global Technology and Operations, and the Chief Administrative Officer group. She was also responsible for Global Staffing and Global Learning for the company.
Smith actively promotes the company’s commitment to diversity and inclusion internally and externally, including serving as a member of the company’s Global Diversity and Inclusion Council. She serves on the board of directors for Cookies for Kids’ Cancer, a national nonprofit committed to raising funds for research to develop new, improved treatments for pediatric cancer. Smith is also active in the Charlotte community, serving on the executive committee of the Charlotte Chamber, the board of directors of Charlotte Sports Foundation, and the boards of trustees for Discovery Place and Thompson Child & Family Focus.