PRESIDENT, PALM BEACH COUNTY; VICE CHAIR, BUSINESS BANKING, BANK OF AMERICA, WEST PALM BEACH
Bank of America has more than 1,000 employees in Palm Beach County and 18,000 across Florida. Brumley, who’s been with BOA for 38 years, is recognized as a leader in economic development in South Florida. “I’ve been particularly proud of addressing the gap in access to capital for minority-owned small businesses by helping the Palm Beach County Black Business Investment Corporation launch Pathway Funding Capital, a new community development financial institution,” she says.
|SOMETHING SURPRISING||English was my third language, having immigrated to the U.S. at the age of 9 from Beirut. French and Arabic were my first two languages.|
|ADMIRE||Florida Power & Light/Next Era Energy — their commitment to sustainable energy, their innovations, their focus on diversity and their commitment to the communities they serve|
|SABBATICAL TOPIC||I did take a six-week sabbatical in 2019 and used the time to work with a non-governmental organization in Uganda.|
|READING||Get Your Mind Right, by Todd Durkin; Forgiving What You Can’t Forget, by Lysa TerKeurst|