W. Gary Fleming, Jr

Prior to his retirement as a Senior Executive at Bank of America and Bank of America Securities, Inc., Mr. Fleming was responsible for developing and implementing a customer centric initiative for all Consumer and Commercial products in the 306 Community Markets in which the bank operated across its franchise which resulted in returning growth of deposits and loans that had been hemorrhaging in those markets. Prior to that assignment, he was responsible for planning the development of the Bank’s 5,000 banking centers and 14,000 ATM’s nationwide during a period of major mergers and consolidations. Immediately prior to that assignment, he implemented the bank’s Money Manager Account nationwide which include training 4,500 associates for their Series 6 licenses and establishing identifiable configurations for securities sales in varying banking locations. The project raised $2 billion in its first year of operation

Mr. Fleming was previously the Marketing Executive for the Mid-Atlantic Banking Group where he managed the sales and marketing activities for all consumer and commercial products and services in the Mid-Atlantic Banking Group (Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia). His major responsibilities included the pricing of loans and deposits for a $24 billion balance sheet, developing and implementing customer access strategies, management of major sports and event marketing sponsorships and creation and production of marketing and advertising programs for eight (8) distinct lines of business.

From 1970 to 1992, Mr. Fleming held various management positions at companies focused on financial services, real estate development and systems integration. He was principal and owner of OurCo, Inc., a management consulting firm that provided professional services to the legal and medical communities; President and COO of Maxima Corporation, a systems integration company focused on providing computer technology services and solutions to federal, state and local governments; Chief Operating Officer of Cathedral Corporation, a vertically integrated real estate company that redeveloped and syndicated multi-family and hotel properties to investors; Retail Banking Executive managing both branch and direct and indirect lending operations for American Security Bank, NA; Channel Manager for Citibank for a $1 billion residential and C&I real estate portfolio and a $450 million student loan portfolio; and, Manager of Planning and Development  for the Training Group of the Government Services Division of RCA Services Company.

A former combat aviator, Mr. Fleming is also the recipient of a Bronze Star and Purple Heart for his Army service in Vietnam. Trained as a test pilot, his military service also included managing an Aviation General Support maintenance unit.

Mr. Fleming sits on the board of the New York City-based investment firm, LIATI Group, LLC and has long been active in community and civic affairs. He holds FAA commercial and instrument licenses for both fixed wing and rotary wing aircraft and FINRA Series 7, 24 and 99 licenses.

A native of Jamaica, New York, Mr. Fleming holds a B.S. Degree from Ohio State University and M.B.A. and D.P.S. Degrees from Pace University.