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Karen Bottesch is a Senior Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager for the Arizona Market in Commercial Banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. 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. Karen’s mission is to help local companies thrive by achieving their business goals, no matter how simple or how complex.

Bringing over 30 years of experience, Karen joined Bank of America Merrill Lynch in 2008. She has also served as Treasury Officer, Merchant Services Representative, FX Representative, and ATM & Card Network Representative in prior roles with BofAML. She began her banking career at The Arizona Bank. Throughout her banking career, Karen has served mid-size companies in Phoenix, New York, Charlotte, and Nashville areas to support their commercial banking needs.

To help create a more sustainable future for the companies and communities she serves, Karen volunteers with not-for-profit and other organizations as a member and leader, including the International Leadership Council (ILC) for the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC), the Global Chamber, and the Phoenix Committee on Foreign Relations (PCFR). She also serves in the Women’s Council and Foundation Committee at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. In addition, she is the President of the Fireside Community Triplex in Desert Ridge.  

Karen graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Arizona State University (ASU) and an MBA from the University of Phoenix (Nashville Campus). She holds a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) designation from the Association for Financial Professionals.  Karen resides in Phoenix, AZ.

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