I’m proud to work for a company that has a long history in New Orleans and Baton Rouge and is expanding its commitment to advancing economic opportunity in my home state. I look forward to all the possibilities that lie ahead.
Jonathan Matessino  |  President, Bank of America New Orleans/Baton Rouge
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The New Orleans & Baton Rouge region 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.

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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®.

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Open an account

Sign up or sign in to enjoy tools, benefits and rewards to help you manage your money.

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Learn Better Money Habits®

Start taking steps toward improving your financial wellbeing.

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Get impressive digital tools

Gain the abilities to budget, save, set goals and more, all at your fingertips.​

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We’re proud to support the unique needs of our heroes as they transition to civilian life and careers by offering online resources on financial education, expanded financial center access near military installations, and intentional hiring practices.

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Student Leaders

Since 2004, our Student Leaders® program has helped prepare high school students for the workforce by connecting them to skills development and leadership training. Through paid internships with local nonprofits they gain practical work and life experiences. It's just one more way we're working to build a better future for all.

Learn about student leadership
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We’re investing in people’s futures by helping our neighbors build careers that support families and fuel our economy. The Academy at Bank of America offers resources to foster the growth and success of our communities and teammates. If you’d like to enhance your skills and boost your confidence, training is free and open to all.

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Jonathan Matessino | President, Bank of America New Orleans/Baton Rouge

Jonathan Matessino | President, Bank of America New Orleans/Baton Rouge

Let’s build something together

As President of Bank of America New Orleans and Baton Rouge, I have the privilege of leading our teammates as we deliver the company’s global resources to the region in ways that are most meaningful for our unique economy. Together we drive responsible growth, lead and advocate for employees, and strengthen our communities through investments in workforce development, affordable housing and neighborhood revitalization, as well as investments in priority industries and small business growth. Through our commitment to responsible growth, we are expanding our presence in the region by adding bankers and increasing social responsibility efforts. Our teammates are proud to be members of this community. Together we deliver Bank of America’s capabilities to help the households we serve achieve their financial goals, connect companies to capital that will generate economic growth, and connect our communities to tools that help them thrive.

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Supporting economic opportunity for diverse people & communities

At Bank of America, we have a long-standing commitment to support economic opportunity for diverse people and 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 continue to focus on working collaboratively across sectors to advance opportunities that will create real impact in the lives of individuals and for the communities we serve, using the past to inform our perspective and understanding as we tackle barriers within our communities.

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Creating access to jobs

To help create jobs and fuel economic opportunity, we're partnering with local organizations and other companies to help people get the skills they need and build a growing pipeline of talent for jobs of the future.

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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.

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We make customers our first priority.

Two years in a row, J.D. Power has certified Bank of America in:​

Outstanding Customer/Client Satisfaction with Financial Health/Wellness Support ​

JD Power 2023 certified financial health support - banking and payments award
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Being a great place to work has its rewards. And awards.

Because of our investments in industry-leading programs and resources, and our commitment to helping teammates achieve their personal and professional goals, we were awarded the Grand Stevie Award for Organization of the Year. *

Digital tools so impressive, you just can’t stop banking.

Wonder what everyone’s doing on their phones? They’re banking. And budgeting. And planning. And investing with Merrill – all in one place online.

Digital First Can’t Stop Banking

* The Stevie Awards recognize the achievements of businesses and professionals worldwide. Organizations self-nominate, providing data for various categories, and winners are determined by the average scores of more than 240 professionals worldwide serving as judges.