Byna Elliott is a community reinvestment professional with over 20 years of experience. As the Senior Vice President and Director of Community and Economic Development for Fifth Third Bank, Elliot oversees its landmark $30 Billion Community Commitment. She started her career at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency in 1993, where she spent five years administering all aspects of consumer compliance programs and Community Reinvestment Act initiatives. Elliott moved into the financial services industry in 1998, and in 2001 she launched her tenure with Fifth Third Bank, a $141 billion financial services company with retail presence is Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Indiana, Georgia, Kentucky, West Virginia, Tennessee and North Carolina.
Elliott holds a B.B.A. Business Administration from Eastern Michigan University and a Boston College Corporate Citizenship Certificate. Her professional and civic positions include: Chairperson, Greater Works Foundation (GWF); Board & Trustee, St. Joseph Mercy Oakland; Board Member, Habitat for Humanity; Board Member, Wayne County Development Entity; Board Member, Woodstock Institute (Chicago); and Task Force Member, Detroit Neighborhood Forum.
February 12, 2019
With the Shutdown Looming Again, Lawmakers Should Remember Microbusinesses are Resilient, not Unbreakable
A recent CNBC article detailed how many small businesses that were adversely affected by the shutdown are struggling to move on.