2021 Board Member

Derek Ellington

Derek Ellington is a Managing Director and the Mid-South Business Banking Region Executive at Bank of America. He is also the Market President for the Triad and leads the local corporate social responsibility work, leveraging the company’s unmatched capabilities to help the Central North Carolina region address social and economic challenges and build stronger communities. He is a 2017 recipient of the Bank of America Global Diversity and Inclusion Award and a 2018 recipient of the Darnell Award for Client Focus. Derek earned B.S. Degrees in Computer Science and Business Administration from Troy University and a Master’s Degree in International Business from Birmingham Southern College. He is also a graduate of Leadership North Carolina. Derek serves as board secretary and treasurer for East Greensboro Now. He also served as Chair of the board of the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, Guilford County Economic Development Alliance and board of visitors at North Carolina A&T.