Senior Vice President, Market Manager – West Region Community Markets, Global Corporate Social Responsibility, Bank of America
As a senior vice president and marketing manager, Scott Berghaus has been with Bank of America for 25 years. In his roles, he is responsible for developing and implementing the bank’s local strategy to achieve its business goals. He oversees the Bank of America Charitable Foundation grants and programs, and he manages the bank’s sponsorship and marketing activities. He also ensures that the bank’s community-focused products and programs are delivered effectively to achieve the highest possible impact in local markets throughout the west region of the U.S. Berghaus works in conjunction with internal and external partners to enhance growth initiatives needed to meet the bank’s community lending, investment and service goals focusing on low- and moderate-income customers and neighborhoods.
With a total of 35 years in the banking industry, Berghaus also has held various positions in retail lending, loan operations and community development across the Bank of America franchise.
Scott currently serves on several nonprofit boards of directors, including:
- Kansas City Downtown Council Executive Board
- Kansas CASA Association’s statewide board
- Executive Council of Hillcrest Covenant Church
He is a former board member of: Gillis Center for Children, Greater Kansas City Lender’s Consortium, Kansas City Community Development Initiative, Local Advisory Board of Kansas City Local Initiatives Support Corporation, National Rural Advisory Board of Rural LISC. In 2007, Scott received the first annual Clifton R. Cohn Distinguished Community Leader Award presented by Phoenix Family Housing Corporation, a Kansas City nonprofit serving at-risk individuals and families.
Berghaus is a graduate of Kansas State University.