Andrew D. Plepler is Bank of America’s Global Corporate Social Responsibility Executive.In this role, he oversees the company’s global approach to advancing the countries,regions and communities it serves through socially responsible business practices,programs, policies and direct investments.
He is the senior executive responsible for engaging with consumer and communitygroups on critical consumer issues, developing the bank’s consumer policy positions,and leading its philanthropic, community development, employee volunterism andenvironmental and cultural initiatives. He and his team also drive the company’sprogress toward its $1.5 trillion community development lending and investing goal, its$50 billion environmental business goal and its $2 billion philanthropic investment goal.
Prior to joining Bank of America, Plepler served as senior vice president of Housing and Community Initiatives withthe Fannie Mae Foundation. He oversaw three of the foundation’s primary grant-making departments, as well as itsregional offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Pasadena and Philadelphia.
Before joining the Fannie Mae Foundation, Plepler was a trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice in the TaxDivision and served on Capitol Hill as counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary. Plepler earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in government from Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, PA, and a Juris Doctorate fromthe University of Miami School of Law in Coral Gables, FL.
Plepler founded and continues to serve on the board of the Washington, DC-based Urban Alliance Foundation, anonprofit jobs and mentoring program that works with economically disadvantaged high school students. In addition,he serves on the Boards of the Charlotte Country Day School, Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), Living CitiesInc. and Levine Museum of the New South. Plepler, his wife and three children reside in Charlotte, NC.