Bank of America VP, SC State Alum to lecture in weekly Executive Speaker Series

Friday, September 14, 2007

ORANGEBURG – The next installment of SC State’s weekly Executive Speaker Series will feature Densel Fleming, ‘95, a senior vice president for private banking of the Global Wealth and Investment Management Division of Bank of America.

The lecture – “Making the Transition to Corporate America: Doing It Right” – will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at 12 p.m. in the Belcher Hall fourth floor auditorium. For additional information, contact Dr. Ann S. Winstead at (803) 516-4864 or Debbie Morant at (803) 536-7138.

The Executive Speaker Series, sponsored by the College of Business and Applied Professional Sciences, is a component of the Leadership and Professional Development Program, which all business majors are required to complete. The series exposes students to various aspects of the workplace, including viewpoints of leaders who are on the cutting edge of business, industry and government.

Past participants have come from a wide array of companies and industries, including Pfizer Inc., Springs Industries, Bowater Inc., Ernst & Young, AT&T, Ameriprise Financial, Black Enterprise, Blue Cross Blue Shield, SCANA, Sonoco, Bank of America, Johnson Controls, Milliken & Company and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).

Densel Fleming, ’95, is a senior vice president for private banking of the Global Wealth and Investment Management Division of Bank of America Corporation in Charlotte, N.C.

A respected leader in the banking and financial services industry, Fleming manages the process of how an integrated team of financial experts (wealth strategists, portfolio managers, trust officers, financial advisors and private client advisors) provides solutions to high net worth individuals in managing, growing and protecting their wealth. Fleming services high net worth individuals who have a minimum of $3 million in investable assets or $5 million in net worth.

Fleming’s numerous community organization memberships include the Family Advisory Council of the Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte; Greater Charlotte Chamber of Commerce; Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Charlotte; Board Member of the March of Dimes, Greater Piedmont Division of North Carolina; Member of the 100 Black Men of Greater Charlotte; and President and Life Member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., Charlotte.

Fleming received a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Economics from Alcorn State University and a Master of Science in Agriculture Economics from SC State University. He has also been a scholar and researcher in marketing at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and past work experiences include professor of economics, finance, marketing and organizational structure.

Fleming is a member of University Park Baptist Church where he serves as chairman of the Scholarship Committee. He is married to Nichola Francis and is the father to two daughters, Lauren Camille and Erin Elise.

The Executive Speaker Series was implemented in the core curriculum of the School of Business in 1996 as a component of the Leadership and Professional development Program, which all business majors are required to complete. The series exposes students to various aspects of the workplace, including viewpoints of leaders who are on the cutting edge of business, industry and government.