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3/9/2006 Bank of America senior vice president to speak at Linfield

McMINNVILLE ? Raichelle Glover, a senior vice president with Bank of America, will speak on liberal arts paths to corporate leadership on Wednesday, March 22, at 7:30 p.m. in Melrose Auditorium at Linfield College.

Her visit to Linfield is under the auspices of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. She will spend a week on campus meeting with Linfield students, faculty and staff and will lecture in classes and participate in a variety of discussions during her visit.

Glover is the senior vice president and market development manager for Bank of America?s Human Resources, covering Bank of America headquarters in Charlotte and North Carolina. She serves as liaison between the community and the bank. Her responsibilities include strategic outreach, brand positioning, charitable investments, sponsorship activities, media relations and executive outreach.

She has served as senior contributions manager and regional executive for the Bank of America Foundation, managing a team of contribution managers from the East Region ? New York to Florida ? which contributed over $35 million in direct grants to nonprofit organizations. Major beneficiaries of the foundation are education institutions, United Way campaigns and cultural programs, and various community development projects.

Glover joined Bank of America?s predecessor in 1983. She has held several positions, including regional personnel manager, operations manager, diversity manager and transition manager for several transition efforts in Texas, Florida and Virginia.

A native of South Carolina, Glover received her bachelor?s, master?s and banker?s school degrees from the University of South Carolina. She received her certification in nonprofit management from Duke University.

Glover has been involved in numerous boards, organizations and foundations. She is currently a member of the Education Foundation for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, the United Way of Central Carolinas and the North Carolina Community College Board. She is also a member of the President?s Council of Central Piedmont College, Leadership Charlotte Class XVIII and Leadership America North Carolina.

Glover was featured on the cover of Today?s Charlotte Woman Magazine as the "Master of Transition" and "Moms at Work." She received the 2004 Excellence in Business award and received the Maya Angelou Women Who Lead award. She has also received recognition from the National League of Cities Congress of Cities. In May, she will receive the Woman of Distinction award from the Charlotte Post Newspaper.

The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2498. The Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellows Program brings leaders in their fields to campuses of small liberal arts colleges. The program brings together people from diverse backgrounds with different points of view in an atmosphere in which they can learn about each other.