Hopewell Township, NJ – Mark Bean, Vice President of Compliance and Operational Risk Manager at Merrill Lynch, has been recognized for his exceptional commitment to community service by being named one of the recipients of the 2023 Global Volunteer Award by Bank of America. This prestigious award acknowledges the outstanding volunteer efforts of individuals within the Bank of America family, with only 80 employees out of a workforce of 200,000 being selected for this esteemed honor.
Bean, a resident of Hopewell Township, has established himself as an exemplary figure in both the corporate and volunteer sectors. Despite his demanding role at Merrill Lynch, he has devoted nearly a decade to actively engaging with ecological and environmental organizations in Hopewell Township, NJ.
Bean’s journey began as a passionate advocate for environmental causes, and over the years, he has become an integral part of various organizations dedicated to preserving and protecting the local environment. Currently, he serves as a trustee on the board and chairs the Stewardship Committee for the Friends of Hopewell Valley Open Space. Additionally, Bean is an advisory board member for the Hopewell Township’s Environmental Commission and an active participant in the Wild Bird Research Group.
In recognition of his exceptional volunteerism, Bean has been awarded $1,000 by Bank of America to donate to an organization of his choice. He has decided to direct this generous donation to the Wild Bird Research Group, an organization that is committed to the conservation of avian populations and their habitats through bird banding.
Bean’s passion for environmental stewardship extends beyond his personal endeavors, as he actively educates the community on sustainable practices and inspires others to become stewards of the land. His unwavering dedication to creating a positive impact on the environment aligns seamlessly with Bank of America’s commitment to strengthening the communities they serve.
Mark Bean’s recognition as a recipient of the 2023 Global Volunteer Award highlights his exceptional contributions to both the corporate and volunteer sectors. His commitment to community service and environmental stewardship serves as an inspiration to others and exemplifies the values upheld by Bank of America.