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BAFT Names New Vice President of Operations and Business Management

PNC Bank’s Daniel Pinho announced as new VP at Bankers Association for Finance and Trade overseeing business operations, education and training, and strategic leadership councils.

WASHINGTON – BAFT, an international financial services association, has named Daniel Pinho as its new Vice President of Operations and Business Management. Pinho will oversee the business operations of the association, support its North America and Regional Bank Councils, and education initiatives including the Future Leaders Program when he joins BAFT on July 31.

“Daniel has played an active role in the BAFT community for many years and we are delighted to have him join us as a part of the BAFT team,” said Tod Burwell, President & CEO of BAFT. “His industry knowledge and familiarity with our members, our business and our practices should allow him to seamlessly transition while ensuring we continue to exceed member expectations.”

Prior to joining BAFT, Pinho was Senior Vice president and Assistant Group Manager of Trade Finance at PNC, where he held a number of roles over the past 19 years. Prior to PNC, he worked at UPS Capital Business Credit. Pinho has been active on many BAFT councils and committees and was recognized as 2020 BAFT Ambassador of the Year. He served on the advisory committee of the Export-Import Bank of the U.S., the Secretary of PNC’s Latino Employee Business Resource Group, and as a member of the bank’s Talent Management Council.

Pinho has an MBA from the University of Connecticut, BBA from Mackenzie University (São Paulo), BSc Engineering from the Polytechnic School of University of São Paulo, and is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish.

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