Carolyn Rainey | President, Bank of America Charlottesville
Our teammates form a strong, close-knit community that is committed to taking care of our neighbors through leadership and volunteerism across Charlottesville and the surrounding region.
Charlottesville is your home. It’s ours, too.
We are committed to helping our communities thrive - dedicating our resources to address the issues that matter most in each community where we live and work.
Turn financial knowledge into action
At Bank of America, we invest in the communities we serve. We’re not just here to help with your everyday banking. We’re here to help you go further, by providing banking solutions, powerful tools and financial education resources like Better Money Habits®.
Everyday dedication meets everyday appreciation
We continue to invest in our employees with initiatives like Sharing Success, which awarded 96% of colleagues additional compensation this year, nearly all in stock. This is the sixth time teammates received this award, totaling more than $4 billion. We are committed to being a Great Place to Work for our teammates locally and around the globe including providing leading benefits, minimum wage at $22/hr on track to $25/hr by 2025 and opportunities to build a career with us.See how we put people first
We're investing in women
Our ongoing work to invest in women includes how we support them as they make meaningful contributions within our company and in our communities.
For us, it's critical to how we drive responsible growth and deliver for our shareholders and society.Read about our commitment
Another boost in the fight against hunger in Charlottesville
We're committed to supporting our employees' health and safety and to addressing our local communities' most critical needs. That's why we've donated to local hunger-relief organizations on behalf of each employee who received a COVID-19 vaccine or booster and/or a flu shot.* In addition, employees are doubling the impact of their personal donations to fight hunger with our matching gifts program.
Through this effort, our team in Charlottesville recently presented Blue Ridge Area Food Bank with a check for $25,000. We're proud to be able to help our community as we work together to move forward.
Let’s build something together
Bank of America supports job creation, small business engagement, eliminating hunger and expanding access to affordable housing in central Virginia.
Through funding and volunteerism, the Charlottesville team works to address the needs of individuals and families facing food insecurity and homelessness. In collaboration with local nonprofits and both academic and business partners, teammates assist our neighbors with financial literacy training, skills development programming and, ultimately, pathways to sustainable careers. Volunteers work with nonprofits to provide mentorship, financial education and funding to local small business entrepreneurs. Through funding and volunteer support for affordable housing needs and neighborhood revitalization initiatives, we make a difference in our community.
Network2Work@PVCC Connects Employers with Skilled Employees
Because it has become increasingly evident that full-time employment does not always cover a family’s basic needs, Piedmont Valley Community College started Network2Work@PVCC, which helps low-income Charlottesville-area residents land the kind of jobs that can set them on the path to upward mobility. Providing resources and training to make jobseekers more marketable — while helping to remove barriers like affordable childcare and reliable transportation — neighborhood connectors then reach out to motivated and skilled candidates to match them with local employers in fields such as transportation, construction, health care and hospitality.
Racial equality and economic opportunity
At Bank of America, we’re committed to addressing the root causes of inequality through a company-wide commitment to advancing racial equality and economic opportunity across diverse communities. We are doing this by building upon our existing efforts and leveraging our strengths: creating more affordable housing and expanding home ownership, increasing lending and support to minority-owned small businesses, championing job training and career readiness and addressing health disparities like access to care. We also know we can’t solve these challenges alone, so we’re partnering with other corporations, local nonprofits and community leaders across the country who share our vision for creating meaningful change.
The power of the arts
At Bank of America, we believe in the power of the arts to help economies thrive, educate and enrich societies, and create greater cultural understanding. That’s why we’re helping the arts flourish in communities across the globe.Explore our commitment
Find a location
Whether you have everyday financial needs or more complex ones, our experienced specialists can help at locations around your city. Find a location and make an appointment to talk with us.
We remain committed to supporting you with your financial needs during the health crisis. Our top priority is the health and safety of our clients and teammates. We encourage visitors wear face coverings when visiting our centers.
In some locations, you may be required to wear a face covering to enter, in alignment with local ordinances.
We make customers our first priority.
Two years in a row, J.D. Power has certified Bank of America in:
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*Donations in each market reflect $50 per employee who recorded their booster, $50 per employee who received their flu shot, and an additional company contribution. Vaccination boosters and vaccination reporting are voluntary.