Aron Levine leads a team of more than 40,000 employees responsible for helping with the financial needs of Bank of America‘s Consumer Banking and Merrill Edge® investment clients. Aron and his leadership team are focused on ensuring the organization provides an industry-leading client experience, including building and developing talent to effectively deliver solutions based on clients’ priorities and helping to drive responsible growth through effective risk management. The team, located across approximately 4,500 Bank of America financial centers and call centers Footnote *, offers clients insight on a wide range of financial products and services designed to support their banking, lending, small business and investment planning needs. In addition, Aron leads the management and delivery of Merrill Edge®, which helps clients pursue their financial goals by seamlessly providing access to the investment insights of Merrill Lynch and the banking convenience of Bank of America. Merrill Edge enables clients to view and manage their banking and investment accounts with a single sign on through advanced online and mobile platforms. Clients can also connect with licensed Merrill Edge Financial Solutions Advisors™, either in select financial center locations or over the phone.
Burunda Prince is the managing director of The Farm, which is a corporate start-up accelerator that is part of Comcast NBCUniversal and housed at The Battery Atlanta. It focuses on providing early-stage startups with the resources, access, expertise, and advice they need to succeed. The Farm’s twelve-week, twice-yearly program provides a customized curriculum, company-building guidance, industry mentorship, and a network of startup ecosystem supporters.
Clarissa J. Sparks is a brand strategist, experienced facilitator, and founder of the She Sparks Agency in Atlanta, Georgia. She is passionate about leveraging her experience across a wide range of industries to help multi-passionate entrepreneurs, emerging leaders, and corporations design innovative, sustainable business models and strategies. She turns ideas into visual and tangible experiences, and always brings a new perspective to the table – inspiring others to make an impact. She is the author of The Invisible Brand: A Guide to Making the Invisible Visible – How to Create A Strong Brand, This Little Light of Mine, A Guided Journal of Purpose, Passion and Shine and co-author of Business & Career for the Christian Woman. Clarissa has been featured as a ‘Side-Hustler’ by Essence Magazine, a ‘Achiever’ by Huffington Post, ‘Rising Star’ by VoyageAtl, and 2017 1st place winner of the ‘Innovate Her” SBA competition.