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Carmen Bruce is a Senior Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager for the New York market in Commercial Banking at Bank of America. In this capacity, her responsibilities include leading a team of specialists focused on understanding each client’s unique needs to deliver strategic financial guidance and solutions. Carmen’s mission is to help local companies thrive by achieving their business goals, no matter how simple or how complex.

Bringing over 25 years of experience, Carmen’s original role at Bank of America was in the trade finance service area in the New York market. Throughout her banking career, Carmen has served mid-sized companies throughout the New York City area to support their commercial banking needs.

To help create a more sustainable future for the companies and communities she serves, Carmen volunteered to mentor women entrepreneurs in connection with the Tory Burch Foundation. She has also served as a peer coach for junior Relationship Managers. In addition, she has also served in the Relationship Manager Roundtable led by Katy Knox, President, Bank of America, Private Bank.

Originally from Cuba, Carmen attended Pace University with concentration in Business Administration. She resides in New York, NY.

    English & Spanish

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

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.

Alrick Vazquez

Treasury Sales Analyst

Cynthia Llanes

Vice President

Treasury Sales Officer

Carmen Pujols

Assistant Vice President

Sales Support Associate

Scott Sulkes

Senior Vice President

Commercial Credit Specialist

Bank of America Business Banking

As you work to take your business to the next level in an environment where business and technology sophistication are critical to having a competitive edge, you need a local banking partner who has your long-term interests at heart.

Bank of America is that local advocate. We work closely with you to understand your business goals. We then draw on our Bank wide resources, technology and experience to generate ideas and solutions that will propel your business further.

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

You can benefit from:

Local Relationship Managers who are your advocates and bring the Bank’s resources to you as a seamlessly integrated, dedicated team

Comprehensive commercial banking platform with full range of products and technology, backed by Bank of America’s strength and stability

Access to bank-wide services beyond business banking, to manage both your business and personal wealth

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There is no substitute for a one-on-one relationship with a Bank of America relationship manager who is committed to your needs. Request an appointment today.