Carole Brown and Richard Bynum Named Among Savoy Magazine’s Most Influential Black Executives


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PITTSBURGH, July 19, 2022 /3BL Media/ — PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC) executives Carole Brown and Richard Bynum have been named among Savoy magazine’s two most influential black executives of 2022 in the American companies. The Distinguished List honors top national business leaders who positively impact American business and also demonstrate leadership and influence within their community.

“Now more than ever, it is very important that diverse leaders ‘lead by example’. The role model is one of the most effective tools for developing our future leaders and empowering them within Corporate America,” said Savoy CEO and Publisher LP Green, II. “The selection for this distinctive honor was very competitive, but well deserved in this case.”

As Head of PNC’s Asset Management Group, Brown oversees wealth management and private banking services for high net worth and ultra-high net worth individuals and families, as well as personalized investment and advisory solutions for institutional clients. Prior to joining PNC in 2019, Brown had a more than 25-year career as one of the nation’s top municipal finance investment bankers, including serving as the City of Chicago’s Chief Financial Officer.

Throughout his career, Brown has brought his extensive leadership experience to several civic, community and non-profit boards, including the Steppenwolf Theater Company and the Metropolitan Planning Council, as well as serving as a member of the ‘Economic Club of Chicago, from the Executives’ Club of Chicago. and the Chicago network.

An accomplished executive with more than 20 years of diverse leadership experience, Bynum leads PNC’s community affairs and corporate social responsibility; Community Development Bank; and the Diversity and Inclusion divisions as Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer. Throughout his 17-year career at PNC, which began in 2005 with his Executive Leadership Program, Bynum previously served as PNC’s Regional President in Greater Washington and served as Executive Director of various divisions, including the Greater Washington retail and head of PNC Business Banking.

Bynum—who has been recognized as one of Washington, D.C.’s most influential business leaders by the Washington Business Journal—serves on the boards of numerous nonprofit and civic organizations, including the Board of enterprise of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture; the Economic Club of Washington, DC; the Wolf Trap National Park for the performing arts; the Federal Municipal Council; the Philip L. Graham Fund Foundation; United Way – National Capital Region; and the Greater Washington Community Foundation.

Savoy Magazine is a quarterly national publication covering African American power, substance, and lifestyle. From business to news, sports to entertainment, design to technology, Savoy is a cultural catalyst that shines a light on hot topics and fosters positive dialogue on and about black culture. Connect with Savoie: Twitter – –, LinkedIn –

PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. is one of the largest diversified financial services institutions in the United States, organized around its customers and communities for strong relationships and a local offering of personal and business banking services , including a full range of loan products; specialized services for businesses and government entities, including corporate banking, real estate finance and asset-based lending; wealth management and asset management. For more information about PNC, visit

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