First Citizens Bank hired Linda Stanley as a relationship manager for its middle-market banking business. In this role, Stanley will be responsible for developing, maintaining and expanding client and prospect relationships in the middle-market financing sector.

Stanley joined First Citizens Bank from Bank of America, where she served as president of Bank of America in Charlottesville, VA, and led a team of professionals as market executive for commercial banking in greater Virginia.

Earlier in her career at Bank of America, Stanley was market executive for the North Carolina and South Carolina middle-market banking team after serving as senior client manager on the SE middle-market GA/AL team within the Southeast region commercial banking group.

Stanley began her career at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and has also worked for Fuji Bank, Kredietbank and SunTrust.

“Linda has an exceptional skill for developing strong relationships and supporting clients by leveraging the full strength of her financial institution’s capabilities,” Brendan Chambers, lead executive for middle-market banking at First Citizens Bank, said. “Linda also has a strong track record for developing talent and leading teams to achieve outstanding business results. I am excited to welcome her to our growing team and look forward to celebrating her long-term success with our business.”