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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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James Mereus is a Vice President and Relationship Manager for the Palm Beach market in Commercial Banking at Bank of America. 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. James’s mission is to help local companies thrive by achieving their business goals, no matter how simple or how complex.

Bringing 17 years of experience, James joined Bank of America in 2012. He has also served as Small Business Banker prior roles with BofA. He began his banking career at Washington Mutual / JP Morgan Chase where he was most recently a Small Business Banker in Palm Beach County. Throughout his banking career, James has served mid-sized companies throughout the Palm Beach County area to support their commercial banking needs.


To help create a more sustainable future for the companies and communities he serves, James volunteers with several not-for-profit organizations focused on Feeding America.


Originally from Fort Pierce Florida, James graduated with a Bachelor of Science in management from The University of Tampa. He resides in Royal Palm Beach.


    • General industries
    • Accounting and Law Firms
    • Engineering Firms
    • Government Contractors
    • Transportation
    • Manufacturing
    • 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.

Diane DeCicco

Assistant Vice President

Sales Support Associate

Julissa Baidal

Vice President

Treasury Solutions Officer

Sam Ezra

Senior Vice President

Lending Officer

Greg Banach

Assistant 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.