Michael Arena


Michael Arena
Bank of America Small Business Region Executive, Northeast Region

Michael Arena


Mike is the Small Business Executive for the Northeast Region covering New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware. He manages teams of 9 Market Leaders with over 200 Small Business Specialists experts who provide industry leading advice, connections, tools and solutions for small business owners.

Mike joined Bank of America in 2004, to help lead the bank’s expansion in the Chicago Market through a combination of its LaSalle Bank acquisition and de novo build out. He also led the Small Business expansion in Chicago as well as Performance in the Central Division including Chicago, Detroit, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, and Austin. He later went on to lead the National Small Business Integration team focused on driving adoption of many innovative solutions our clients are utilizing today.

Growing up in a small business family, he knew instantly that he was called upon to help small business owners obtain innovative solutions that would allow their businesses to grow and flourish, even through trying times. He is also passionate about helping others grow and develop in their career journey and has provided mentorship to many teammates over the last 17 years.