Diane P. McNeal
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Diane P. McNeal
National Practice Leader for Private Banking
Diane brings 20 plus years of private banking experience and over 15 years of commercial banking experience to the role of national practice leader. In this role, she provides leadership and expertise on custom credit, mortgage, and deposit solutions to the private banking team. Diane and her team refine and develop private banking products, procedures, guidelines, and policies so CIBC private banking professionals can deliver a market leading client experience. She collaborates with the sales team, the client service team, credit professionals plus compliance, risk management, legal, and technology experts to provide solutions that are in keeping with market and technology advances. She also enjoys coaching and training the team on solutions offered.
Diane served as regional managing director of the Florida and Atlanta markets for Wilmington Trust prior to joining CIBC US Private Wealth. She was selected to President’s Council two times for her contributions to the Private Banking Division. She was also a member of Chairman’s Club for top national sales results during her tenure. During her commercial banking career, she was both a middle market lender, a professional practice lender, and a corporate commercial real estate lender. She served as a chief lending officer, CRA officer, and chief compliance officer in the Florida market before transitioning her focus to wealth management and private banking. Diane received her formal credit training from Chemical Bank, now JP Morgan Chase Bank, in New York.
Diane earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration, magna cum laude, from Adelphi University with a double major in marketing and finance. Diane earned a master’s degree in business administration with high honors from Florida Atlantic University. Her concentration was in legal compliance and risk management. Diane has been a guest lecturer and member of the faculty for Florida Banker’s Association Trust School and Wealth Management Conference.
Diane has been active in the Palm Beach County, Florida community for over 30 years. She is currently a board member for the Ann Norton Sculpture Garden, a board member for Neighborhood Renaissance Inc., a team chair for the Town of Palm Beach United Way Allocation Committee, the vice chair of the Florida Atlantic University Harriet Wilkes Honor’s College Advisory Board and the president elect of the Greater Palm Beaches Delta Gamma Alumnae Chapter. She is a member of the Palm Beach Estate Planning Council and Executive Women of the Palm Beaches.
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