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Chris Patty is a Senior Vice President in Commercial Banking for Bank of America, with responsibility for the North Alabama Market and as the Government Contracting lead for the bank's Atlantic South Region. In this capacity, his responsibilities include leading a team of specialists focused on understanding each client’s unique needs to deliver strategic financial guidance and solutions.  Chris’ mission is to leverage the breadth of Bank of America's Global Commercial Bank to help clients achieve their business goals,

Bringing over 28 years of experience, Chris joined Bank of America in 2018.  He began his banking career at SouthTrust Bank in Birmingham and has held various leadership positions in commercial banking throughout his career. Since moving to Huntsville in 2004, he has served companies throughout the North Alabama area to support their commercial banking needs.

Chris serves the North Alabama Market on the Board of 305 8th Street and as a Board Member and Vice President with Cyber Huntsville.  He also previously served as a co-chair for the 2017 North Alabama Heart Walk benefitting the American Heart Association, and has been a member of the Heart Walk Executive Leadership Team since 2014.  

Originally from Fort Payne, Alabama, Chris graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Accounting from the University of Alabama and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Alabama in Birmingham.  He resides in Huntsville, Alabama. 


    • General industries
    • Government Contractors
    • Technology Services
    • Manufacturing
    • Wholesale Trade
    • Professional Services

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