BUFFALO, N.Y. – BankOnBuffalo
has appointed Trina Burruss, Chief Operating Officer for the United Way of Buffalo and Erie County, to the BankOnBuffalo
Board of Advisors, announced today by Michael J. Noah, BankOnBuffalo
The local Board of Advisors provides leadership and guidance as BankOnBuffalo
continues to expand in the Buffalo Niagara market while serving the financial needs of the region’s small to middle market businesses, commercial real estate, and consumer banking clients.
“We are very pleased to have a leader like Trina Burruss, who possesses a wealth of community and financial services experience, join our Board of Advisors. We know that Trina will provide a significant perspective on how BankOnBuffalo can better assist our clients to grow their businesses,” Noah said.
Prior to joining the United Way, Burruss served in the local banking industry for 30 years, most recently in positions as a senior vice president, district manager and community development officer. Her community activities include board membership and leadership roles with The Foundry, Say Yes to Education, Buffalo Urban Development Corporation (BUDC) and First Shiloh Housing Corporation.
“Banks play a critical role in the Buffalo community,” Burruss said. “I am thrilled to remain connected to the banking industry under the BankOnBuffalo brand.”
A native and resident of Buffalo, Burruss is a City Honors graduate with a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Medaille College and master’s degree in Executive Leadership and Change from Daemen College.
BankOnBuffalo opened its first full-service branch office on February 21, 2017 on the first floor of the Electric Tower and expanded later that year by opening branch offices in Orchard Park and Williamsville. The community bank currently operates other branch offices in Akron, Amherst, Clarence, Clarence Center, Lancaster, Niagara Falls, and Wilson, as well as a private banking and wealth management service.
BankOnBuffalo has already announced plans to open its 12th
branch office in June at Northland Central and the Northland Workforce Training Center and will begin construction soon after that on its 13th
branch office to be located on Transit Road serving the Depew and Lancaster communities.
Primary banking services available include consumer and business deposit accounts, real estate, commercial, industrial, residential and consumer loans and lines of credit, treasury services, online banking, mobile banking, merchant credit card processing, remote deposit, and accounts receivable handling.