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Allen Chen

Senior Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion Executive, Bank of America

Allen Chen is a Diversity and Inclusion Executive within the Global Diversity and

Inclusion Organization at Bank of America. He is responsible for driving Bank of

America’s diversity and inclusion story forward through the strategy and initiatives

of the bank’s Global Diversity and Inclusion Council (GDIC). In addition, he leads

the strategy for the company’s Asian employee base and drives progress through

key external D&I partners. He serves as the enterprise co-chair for the bank’s

Asian employee resource group, Asian Leadership Network (ALN), and is a leader

on the Atlanta market leadership team.

Allen has been with the bank since 2003 and began his career with a legacy

organization, MBNA, as an outbound telemarketing agent. Prior to his current

role, he served in various leadership roles within the Card Organization, including

managing the AAA Cobrand credit card portfolio and most recently lead the

management of the bank’s Global employee resource groups.

Allen earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Kennesaw

State University. He is passionate about philanthropy and diversity and inclusion

both as an advocate at Bank of America or within the Atlanta Market. In Atlanta,

he serves as the President Emeritus of a non-profit organization, National

Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP). He has been recognized by

Georgia Asian Time’s Top 25 Most Influential Asian Americans in Georgia in 2017

and 2019, has received the Presidential Service Award for volunteerism in 2016,

2017, 2018 and 2019, and was featured in Empower Atlanta Magazine’s “Men in

Power” edition in 2022.  Allen resides in Woodstock, GA.

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