BB&T Corp. has named Alex Brame as president for its Central Pennsylvania region, effective Aug. 8.
Brame previously served as the Lancaster market president and replaces Craig Kauffman, who left BB&T to pursue other career opportunities, according to a company statement.
“Our presence in Central Pennsylvania continues to be critical to our overall growth strategy,” said David Weaver, president, BB&T Community Banking, in a statement. “Alex’s proven leadership abilities and commitment to our clients and communities will be key to our continued success in this important strategic market.”
Brame, 35, has more than 12 years of banking experience. He joined BB&T in 2006 as part of the bank’s leadership development program. He has served as a business services officer in Newport News, Va. and market president of the Virginia Peninsula. Brame relocated to Lancaster in 2016 to serve as market president.
Brame is on the board of the United Way of Lancaster County board member, a member of the Lancaster City Alliance and on the Community Prosperity Hub Advisory Council for the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce. He is a graduate of Leadership Lancaster.
“I am extremely excited for this new challenge and the opportunity to continue working with the outstanding professional teams we have in our region,” Brame said in the statement. “I look forward to building on our past accomplishments as this is an area with great growth potential for continuing our service to clients and reaching out to prospects.”
BB&T is based out of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and operates more than 1,900 financial centers in 15 states and Washington, D.C.