Bank of America has been a leader in making financial lives better in the DMV for more than 200 years.
Lawrence Di Rita  |  President, Bank of America Washington, D.C.
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Washington D.C. 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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Taking action to support our communities, clients and teammates

Now as always, our commitment to help strengthen the communities we serve is unwavering. We’re partnering with local leaders and organizations to advance racial equality and economic opportunity, support diverse and women entrepreneurs, build job skills and create opportunities to help people succeed in today’s and tomorrow’s economy. We’re investing in benefits and resources for our employees who serve our clients in their communities. And we’re doing our part to protect our planet.

Our presence in more than 90 local markets helps us make a difference across the country.

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How we’re boosting the fight against hunger in Washington, D.C.

We’re committed to supporting our employees’ health and safety and to addressing our local communities’ most critical needs. That’s why we donated $100 to local hunger-relief organizations for each Bank of America employee in the U.S. who let us know they’ve received a booster shot.

Through this effort, our team in Washington, D.C. recently presented Capital Area Food Bank with a check for $150,000Footnote*. We’re proud to be able to help our community as we work together to move forward.

Lawrence Di Rita | President, Bank of America Washington, D.C.

Hear from Lawrence Di Rita, President of Bank of America Washington, D.C., about our role in keeping Washington, D.C. moving forward.

Let’s build something together

As President of Bank of America Washington, D.C., I am privileged to lead 2500 teammates in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. Our team delivers for clients, employees, and communities from Fredericksburg, VA to Frederick, MD. Through the Board of Trade; the Washington, D.C. Economic Club; and partnerships with many non-profit leaders, the 2500-strong Bank of America team in the DMV is committed to helping drive economic opportunity across the Greater Washington, D.C. market. Partnering with Howard University Hospital to fund free Covid testing and working with Capital Area Asset Builders to support workforce development and education allow us to all come together as neighbors and partners toward a better DMV.

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Crowdfunding for Black and Brown women-identifying entrepreneurs

In 2016, Shelly Omilade Bell founded Black Girl Ventures (BGV) as a way to help Black and Brown women-identifying entrepreneurs find funding and financial advice. At BGV pitch events, Black women entrepreneurs have three minutes to present their ideas. Audience members can then back the ones they like through Raisify.co, the organization’s crowdfunding platform. To date, BGV has held more than 45 pitch events in a dozen cities and raised more than $1 million for 600-plus participants.

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A winning approach to building careers

Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) plays a vital role in addressing the skills gaps in Northern Virginia and creating a well-trained workforce for local employers. That includes participating in Virginia’s FastForward program, which partners with community colleges to offer short-term workforce development classes – helping students at NOVA to receive training and earn industry credentials while working.

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.

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Enjoy local culture for free

See some of the best museums in your area with our Museums on Us® program. You’ll receive free general admission during the first full weekend of every month with your active Bank of America, Merrill, or Bank of America Private Bank (U.S. Trust) credit or debit card and photo ID.

* Donations in each market reflect $100 per employee who has recorded their booster and an additional company contribution. Vaccination boosters and vaccination reporting are voluntary.