Our Leadership Team

Lisa Barksdale

General Manager and Head of Sales, Commercial & Business Banking Client Segments

Lisa Barksdale is Executive Vice President, General Manager and Head of Sales for Bank of America Merchant Services' Commercial and Business Banking client segments. In this role, Lisa has national responsibility for sales and implementation management teams delivering comprehensive payment options, from credit, debit and prepaid cards, to loyalty programs, electronic check, and eCommerce capabilities, to full business solution platforms fo rmerchants across a wide range of industries.

Prior to her current role, Lisa was with Bank of America Merrill Lynch as Market Executive for Global Commercial Banking for the Houston, South Texas, and Louisiana markets. In this role, she led a team of commercial bankers responsible for delivering credit, treasury management, investment banking, risk management, international, and employee benefits to commercial clients. Past roles with Bank of America include the leadership of commercial credit teams accountable for loan structuring, underwriting, and advising companies on capital structure, as well as treasury management teams delivering working capital and cash management solutions.

Lisa began her career with Bank of America as a commercial bank management trainee in 1990. She is a NASD Registered Principal with Series 7, 24, 63, and 79 securities licenses.

Lisa is a 2013 graduate of the Center for Houston's Future Leadership Forum and is on the board of the Children's Museum of Houston. Prior to relocating to Houston, Texas in May 2012, she served as a member of the Financial Stability Resource Management and Helping the Working Poor investment committees of the Valley of the Sun United Way in Phoenix. While in Phoenix, she also served on the boards of the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce and Arizona Women's Education and Employment, Inc.