Bank of America
Andrea B. Smith, Bank of America’s Chief Administrative Officer, is a key member of the
company’s executive management team. For the past 11 years, Bank of America has been the lead supporter of IWMF’s Courage in Journalism Awards, serving as its National Presenting Sponsor. Smith joined Bank of America in 1988 and has held a range of leadership positions in Global Human Resources, transforming many of the bank’s human resources efforts, including hiring, benefits, diversity, and inclusion. Smith is very active in the Charlotte, NC community, serving on the Board of Directors of the Charlotte Ballet and the Charlotte Sports Foundation. She also began serving as the Chair of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce in 2017.