Lee Stanford Farr is a Senior Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager for the Metro Phoenix market in Commercial Banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. In this capacity, his responsibilities include leading a team of specialists focused on understanding each client’s unique needs to deliver strategic financial guidance and solutions. Lee’s mission is to help local companies thrive by achieving their business goals, no matter how simple or how complex.
Bringing 15 years of experience, Lee joined Bank of America Merrill Lynch in 2017. He began his banking career at Bank One (JP Morgan Chase) as a Relationship Manager in Phoenix. Throughout his banking career, Lee has served mid-sized companies throughout the metro Phoenix area to support their commercial banking needs.
To help create a more sustainable future for the companies and communities he serves, Lee volunteers with several nonprofit organizations focused on ending hunger, homelessness, education and animals. In addition, he also serves on the Board of Directors for Liberty Wildlife. In the past he has supported the Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix, Social Enterprise Alliance of Arizona, Tempe Community Action Agency and Ryan House.
Originally from Boston, Massachusetts Lee graduated with a Bachelor degree in Health Sciences from Boston University as well as a Master degree in Nonprofit Management and Leadership from Arizona State University. Recently, he completed his Master degree in Global Management from Thunderbird School of Global Management. He resides in Phoenix, Arizona.