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The PNC Financial Services Group
Regional President: Greater Washington & Hampton Roads

Richard Bynum is an accomplished executive with nearly 20 years of executive leadership experience. He was named regional president of PNC Bank in Greater Washington in early 2017. Prior to his current role, he was a member of PNC’s retail executive leadership team, where he led the company’s small business division. In that role, he was responsible for targeting clients across the bank’s footprint with commercial solutions including lending, deposit services, merchant card processing, and treasury management services. Before that, Bynum served as the Greater Washington Retail Market Executive from 2010-2014, where he was responsible for consumer and small business sales within the Greater Washington area, including nearly 200 store locations and more than 1,000 employees. 

Prior to joining PNC, Bynum had a 12-year career as a senior manager for the American Red Cross. His last role with the organization was as the managing director for disaster response and emergency communications at the Chicago chapter. During his career, he was an operations director for the Kosovo Refugee Operation as well as the September 11th effort in New York. He now serves on the boards of the Red Cross of the National Capital Area and the Federal City Council.

Bynum holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at the Northwestern University and an undergraduate degree in Political Science from Florida State University. He also is a graduate of the Consumers Bankers Association Graduate School of Retail Bank Management.