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2023 Mid-Sized Business Owner Report

Our inaugural Mid-Sized Business Owner Report captures viewpoints on the economy, financing in their businesses, labor, digitization, and more.

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Brenda Puls is a Senior Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager for Commercial Banking at Bank of America. In this capacity, her responsibilities include working with a team focused on delivering strategic financial guidance and solutions throughout the Pacific Northwest marketplace. The team’s mission is to help local companies grow, improve cash flow, manage U.S. and international payments, and invest for the future. The team fulfills this mission by focusing on credit and lending, deposits, and cash management solutions to privately-held companies with annual revenues from $5 million to $50 million. Targeted industries and businesses include wholesalers, manufacturers, technology, importers/exporters, professional services, medical, entertainment, and non-profit organizations, to name a few.

Brenda began her banking career with Bank of America in 2006 where she has held a variety of positions. Her prior roles have included Senior Credit Support in Business Banking and Senior Credit Analyst in Credit Card Lending. In her most recent role as the Senior Relationship Manager in Seattle/Bellevue, she directly guided clients and prospects on credit capacity, loan facilities, and debt structures. In addition, she also volunteered at Washington CASH. In this capacity, Brenda participated in workshops and one on one sessions for low to moderate income individuals. Sessions included loan modifications, credit repair, and budgeting and collection laws. Brenda currently volunteers as a Board Member for LifeWire. An organization that assists survivors of domestic violence. 

Brenda grew up in Arizona and enjoys golfing with her husband and daughter.


    • Accounting and Law Firms
    • General industries
    • Engineering Firms
    • Healthcare & Physician Practices
    • Manufacturing
    • Not-for-profit
    • Professional Services
    • Technology Services
    • Wholesale Trade

Meet the Team

With access to the global resources of Bank of America, our team is comprised of talented and experienced individuals committed to building strong client relationships based on trust and personalized service.

Yolani Murphy

Assistant Vice President

Sales Support Associate

Kristina Simpson

Senior Vice President

Treasury Solutions Officer

Ron Kaufman

Assistant Vice President

Treasury Solutions Analyst

Craig Saunders

Senior Vice President

Lending Officer

Elena Wilson

Vice President

Lending Officer

Alina Marta


Commercial Credit Specialist

Bank of America Business Banking

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With Bank of America Business Banking by your side, you can be assured your business has the power to grow and thrive.

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