Nick is an accomplished leader and Alabama native who knows this region well because he’s lived, worked and gone to school here,” said Lou Cestello, head of PNC Regional Markets.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 19, 2017 – PNC Bank, N. A. has appointed Nick Willis regional president of its Greater Alabama region. He succeeds Brian Bucher, who effective Jan. 1, 2018, will lead PNC’s efforts as regional president of a newly created “Port Cities” market, further expanding the team of corporate and commercial bankers in Jacksonville, Florida, Charleston, South Carolina and Savannah, Georgia. Willis was most recently head of Corporate Banking in Greater Alabama.
“Nick is an accomplished leader and Alabama native who knows this region well because he’s lived, worked and gone to school here,” said Lou Cestello, head of PNC Regional Markets. “He is well poised to lead the team as we continue to deliver PNC throughout the state, and we are confident in his ability to continue PNC’s legacy of localized community and client engagement.”
Willis began his career with AmSouth Bank via the Management Associate Program, serving first as a corporate relationship manager in Birmingham, Huntsville and Indianapolis, Indiana. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, the Business Council of Alabama, Vestavia Country Club and the McWane Science Center, where he is currently in the role of Treasurer. Willis is a member of Leadership Birmingham’s 2018 class and is also active with the Birmingham Downtown Rotary Club, Monday Morning Quarterback Club, Red Elephant Club, University of Alabama Denny Society and the Jasons Society of the University of Alabama. Willis obtained his bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Alabama.
PNC Bank, National Association, is a member of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC). PNC is one of the largest diversified financial services institutions in the United States, organized around its customers and communities for strong relationships and local delivery of retail and business banking; residential mortgage banking; specialized services for corporations and government entities, including corporate banking, real estate finance and asset-based lending; wealth management and asset management. For information about PNC, visit www.pnc.com.