ProfileDerrick Benns is a Senior Vice President for the Southern New Jersey Market in Business Banking at Bank of America. In this role, Derrick manages a Portfolio of Business Banking clients with $5 million to $50 million in annual revenues. He is responsible for leading a team of specialists focused on understanding each client’s unique needs, to deliver strategic financial guidance and solutions. Derrick’s mission is to help local companies thrive by achieving their business goals, no matter how simple or how complex.
With more than 20 years of experience, Derrick joined Bank of America in 2021. Prior to joining Bank of America, he spent the last 16 years at the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, where he was most recently the Director of Business Banking. Throughout his career, Derrick has served mid-sized companies in New Jersey to support their financing needs.
To help create a more sustainable future for the companies and communities he serves, Derrick has volunteered with several nonprofit organizations focused on hunger, most recently New Jersey Farmers Against Hunger, and has also served as President of Recreation Soccer and a youth coach at Mount Laurel United Soccer Association.
Derrick is a U.S. Army veteran and holds an Associate of Arts and Sciences in Business Administration and Management from Burlington County College. He resides in Mount Laurel, New Jersey.
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