PNC Bank appoints Gina Coleman as Chief Diversity Officer
Coleman succeeds Marsha Jones, who will retire in early 2022
PITTSBURGH –News Direct– PNC Financial Services Group
PITTSBURGH, December 8, 2021 / 3BL Media / – PNC Bank today announced that Gina Coleman will lead the bank’s diversity and inclusion efforts as Chief Diversity Officer, effective January 1, 2022. She succeeds Marsha Jones, who has successfully led the Diversity and Inclusion efforts for the past decade and is retiring.
As Director of Diversity, Coleman will help develop strategies and programs that enable PNC to create and maintain a talented and diverse workforce, and foster a culture of inclusion at PNC. She will also co-chair the PNC Corporate Diversity Council with William S. Demchak, PNC President, President and CEO, to focus on mainstreaming inclusion into all aspects of the organization.
âPNC has long embraced diversity and inclusion as core values, and we are delighted to have Gina in this role to be a partner in developing strategies that allow us to recruit, retain and advance diverse talent at PNC. Said Demchak. âGina will also help ensure that PNC continues its commitment to develop an increasingly diverse customer base by supporting business initiatives aimed at understanding the unique financial needs of our customers and the communities in which our employees live and work. “
Coleman previously held positions with PNC, most recently as Director of Customer and Community Relations in the Regional President’s Office for the Detroit Market. In this role, she was responsible for the management of local donations from the PNC PNC Foundation, corporate initiatives; marketing, customer relations and community outreach. She has also held positions in Workplace Banking, Community Development Banking and Wealth Management at PNC. Coleman joined PNC in August 2021 after serving as Director of Sales for MassMutual Great Lakes, where she led the new sales teams of advisors, including a group of female financial services, recruiting, strategic sales and management. partnerships.
In 2018, Coleman was recognized as the recipient of the PNC Performance Award, the highest honor for employees. Within PNC, Coleman is widely respected for his commitment to leading financial education efforts, building market and community partnerships, and driving engagement in diversity and inclusion initiatives at the market level. of PNC. This includes serving as a PNC Certified Women’s Business Lawyer and a founding member of PNC’s Women Connect employee business resource group.
âIt is a privilege to lead PNC’s diversity and inclusion efforts, especially at this important time,â said Coleman. âI do not take this responsibility lightly and understand that I am fortunate to be building on the foundation laid by Marsha Jones. She has led PNC through an inspiring D&I journey from the inception of this role to the present day. My vision is to advance PNC’s efforts, with clear goals and increased transparency that assess the impact of our D&I strategy on our colleagues, clients, community members and shareholders. I am excited about the upcoming trip.
âAs a long-time D&I champion and change agent, Gina is the right person to receive this leadership stick from Marsha,â said Richard Bynum, PNC’s director of corporate responsibility. âGina is committed to bringing her passion for people, her personal, entrepreneurial and business experience, and her ‘power of impact’ to this transformational role. “
Coleman is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan and a member of the Board of Directors of Beyond Basics, the Detroit Public Schools Foundation and Inforum Michigan. She is a Fellow of the Greater Wayne County Chapter, The Links, Inc. Coleman graduated from Montclair State University in 1991 and graduated from the Detroit Leadership Class of XXXVI.
PNC Bank, National Association, is a member of PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC). PNC is one of the largest diversified financial services institutions in the United States, organized around its clients and communities for strong relationships and local delivery of personal and business banking services, including a full range of loan products; specialized services for businesses and government entities, including business banking, real estate financing and asset backed loans; wealth management and asset management. For more information on PNC, visit www.pnc.com.
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