Patricia Pacheco de Baez
Managing Director, Global Corporate Banking
Patricia Pacheco is a managing director in Global Corporate Banking at BofA Securities, the institutional broker dealer business of Bank of America.
Pacheco is responsible for Latin America and European large corporate subsidiaries with $2bn above in global annual sales based in North America. In this capacity, she manages a $60M portfolio and has driven more than 316% growth in revenues since 2014 when she joined the firm. Some of her clients include Bimbo, Cemex, Diageo, EssilorLuxottica, Gerdau and Unilever. Pacheco is also a member of Bank of America’s Global Corporate Banking Subsidiaries Management Committee.
Prior to joining Bank of America, Pacheco worked at J.P. Morgan for seven years where she was responsible for coverage of financial institutions (FIs), public sector and non-bank FIs operating in Mexico in Treasury Services. Previously she led the strategy and execution of cash management product sales for Latin America and served as the relationship manager for Latin America FIs subsidiaries and branches in the United States. Before working at J.P. Morgan, Pacheco spent six years at American Express Bank as a relationship manager covering FIs in the United States and Canada.
Pacheco has been actively involved in leading many Hispanic and employee network initiatives throughout the course of her career. She currently serves as co-chair of Bank of America’s Hispanic Latino Executive Council and emeritus chair of the firm’s Hispanic Network Executive Advisory Board (HOLA NY). In HOLA NY, Pacheco led over 80 employee volunteers to create a network that has grown to over 2,100 members – currently the largest HOLA network at Bank of America and the second largest Bank of America employee network in the firm’s New York City market. Pacheco also serves as a member of the YMCA USA National Board.
Pacheco has received numerous awards for her business experience and volunteerism including Bank of America’s “Outstanding Employee Network Leader Award” (2015), as well as Bank of America’s “Global Diversity & Inclusion Team Award” (2017) and “Global Diversity & Inclusion Individual Award” (2018) – two of the firm’s most prestigious employee honors. She also was the recipient of the “Young Hispanic Corporate Achiever Award” (2016) from the Hispanic Association of Corporate Responsibility and was recognized as a “Women’s of ALPFA (Association of Latino Professionals for America) Rising Star” (2018-2019).
Pacheco holds an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Manhattanville College with dual majors in international business and Latin America studies.