Chair, Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce
Gene Schaefer is Miami Market President for Bank of America. He is also a Southeast Regional Executive for Global Commercial Banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. In this role, he leads a team of banking professionals who work to deliver integrated financial solutions to mid-sized companies and institutions in ten Southeastern states, and Washington D.C.
Schaefer graduated from the University of Miami with a B.S. in Finance. He joined Bank of America in 1989 and has subsequently held a number of positions within the bank. In 2006, he was named President for the Miami market.
He is a FINRA Registered Principal with Series 7, 24, and 63 securities licenses.
Schaefer is the Chairman of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. He is the Immediate Past Board Chair of the United Way of Miami Dade and serves on its Board. He also serves on the Board of Enterprise Florida, the Board of Trustees of the American Red Cross of Greater Miami and the Keys, and is a member of The Orange Bowl Committee. Gene has resided in Miami for more than 40 years.