Bank Executive Brian Lamb Named as Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America

by March 20, 2018

CINCINNATI – A Fifth Third Bancorp executive is one of the “Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America,” according to a new list.

Fifth Third Bank

Brian Lamb

Brian Lamb is the executive vice president, head of wealth and asset management, at Fifth Third Bank (NASDAQ: FITB).  Lamb has been named to Savoy Magazine’s 2018 list of the Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America. Lamb is responsible for line-of-business oversight of wealth and asset management, including private banking, Fifth Third securities, fiduciary services, investments, institutional services, and insurance.

“I am excited to see Brian recognized with this well-deserved honor. Brian is an inspirational leader with both strong character and outstanding business results,” said Greg Carmichael, chairman, president and CEO, Fifth Third. “His career exemplifies the Fifth Third Bank values and he is a role model for so many people in our organization.”

Chief corporate responsibility and reputation officer

Lamb also served as chief corporate responsibility and reputation officer for Fifth Third Bancorp. He led the strategic framework of the Bank’s civic commitments and reputation management, including the execution of the Bank’s five-year, $30 billion community commitment. He previously served as regional president of Fifth Third Bank (North Florida), where he was responsible for the growth and strategic alignment of the commercial, wealth and asset management and consumer businesses.

“I am proud to be part of such a distinguished group of respected and accomplished business and community leaders from across the country,” Lamb said. “This list represents 100 great examples of individuals who are both successful in corporate America and who are making a positive difference in their respective communities,” he said.

In addition to his role at Fifth Third, Lamb is chairman of the University of South Florida board of trustees and a board member of the Urban League of Southwestern Ohio.

Savoy, an African-American business and lifestyle magazine, selects honorees for its annual list by analyzing spheres of influence impacting its readers including corporate sector influence, scholastic achievement, career growth, community outreach and recognition. This year’s top 100 leaders were selected from more than 500 prospective candidates by a committee. To see the full list, click here.


About Fifth Third Bancorp

“At Fifth Third Bank, we pride ourselves on our community involvement. In 1948, we became the first financial institution in the United States to establish a charitable foundation. Today, we continue to invest the time, resources, and people to help improve lives in the communities we serve.”

Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. As of Dec. 31, 2017, the Company had $142 billion in assets and operated 1,154 full-service Banking Centers and 2,469 ATMs with Fifth Third branding in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Georgia and North Carolina. In total, Fifth Third provides its customers with access to more than 54,000 fee-free ATMs across the United States. Fifth Third operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending and Wealth & Asset Management. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of Dec. 31, 2017, had $362 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $37 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations through its Trust and Registered Investment Advisory businesses. Investor information and press releases can be viewed at www.53.com. Fifth Third’s common stock is traded on the Nasdaq® Global Select Market under the symbol “FITB.” Fifth Third Bank was established in 1858. Member FDIC.

About Savoy

Savoy Magazine is a national publication covering the power, substance and style of African American lifestyle. From entertainment to sports, business to politics, design to style, Savoy is a cultural catalyst for the African-American community that showcases and drives positive dialogue on and about Black culture. Savoy is published quarterly and distributed via subscriptions and newsstands worldwide.

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