2022 July Fortunato & Friends

Please join us on Thursday July 7th, at 2 p.m. ET for Fortunato & Friends, a webcast series featuring our Chief Economist Ed Fortunato and a special guest each month.

This month's webcast features host Ed Fortunato and special guest Laura L. Gamble, Regional President of PNC Bank, Greater Maryland, discussing the following topic:

  • The State of the Economy and where we 'R' going

Laura L. Gamble is regional president of Greater Maryland and the Northeast territory executive for PNC Bank.

As regional president, she is the senior banking executive in the region accountable for the growth of PNC's core businesses in Greater Maryland. Gamble was named the Northeast territory executive in March 2021 overseeing the Regional President's organizations in Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Prior to joining PNC in April 2012, she spent over 25 years in banking and finance, including seven years as president of Bank of America, Maryland. She also led a variety of businesses within Bank of America including commercial banking, treasury management and wealth management.

Gamble is a trustee emerita and former chair of the Baltimore Community Foundation, a trustee of Mercy Health Systems and on the Baker Fund Board of Governors. She is a director of the Greater Baltimore Committee, serves as chair and board member of Central Maryland Transportation Alliance, is on the governing body of Athena PowerLink Baltimore and is a member of Re/sults Baltimore - a collective impact network focused on dismantling structural racism and creating a Baltimore for all.

Gamble has been recognized as one of the Most Influential Marylanders as well as one of the Top Women in Maryland by The Daily Record. She was also named one of “13 People to Watch” and Baltimore's Power 10 award winner by the Baltimore Business Journal.

Gamble earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.