Senior Vice President
Philanthropy Program Manager
Environmental Social Governance,
Bank of America
Stephanie Lomibao-Parra is a member of the Environmental, Social and Governance team and serves as a national ESG program manager for the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. As part of the enterprise programand strategy team, Stephanie helps deliver the bank’s ESG philanthropic
initiatives and integrate these programs across global enterprise platforms including volunteerism and thought leadership. In her role, Stephanie also helps develop and implement the basic needs philanthropic platform that focuses on pressing issues of economic mobility and self sufficiency for low-to-moderate income communities like global health and hunger relief, benefits access and integrated services, as well as better money habits (financial education). The portfolio of grantees she manages includes partners that provide programs and services for the military, disability, and other diverse communities.
Prior to joining Bank of America in 2009, Stephanie was fund development director for New Economics for Women (NEW) in Los Angeles, California where she was responsible for the fundraising and funder relationship cultivation to support NEW’s programs and services. Stephanie also previously served as vice president, regional manager of volunteerism and events for Washington Mutual where she provided regional oversight of community development service goals tied to the bank’s Community Reinvestment Act federal requirements and signature employee volunteer projects and initiatives through Washington Mutual’s Committed Active Neighbors (CAN) employee volunteer program from Central to Southern California.
Stephanie brings over 17 years of professional experience from the nonprofit, private, and public sectors, beginning her career at California State University Fullerton’s University Advancement Foundation where she managed accounts payable and the donor database system updates and staff training. Stephanie earned her dual bachelor’s degree in business marketing and public administration from California State University (CSU) Fullerton, where she participated in the CSU California State Capitol Internship Program, and her master’s degree in public policy with an emphasis in philanthropy from the University of Southern California where she co-authored The reality of race neutral admission for minority students at the University of California: Turning the tide or turning them away? (2004) as a research assistant at the Tomas Rivera Policy Institute.
In 2015 Stephanie was named one of the Global 100 most influential Filipinas by the Filipina Women’s Network. She is currently board chair for Central City Neighborhood Partners, serves on the steering committee for the Asian America Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy Los Angeles Chapter, and is a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 472.