Lisa Shim

Senior EVP, BankUnited

Lisa Shim is the Senior Executive Vice President and Head of Consumer and Small Business Banking at BankUnited, overseeing the entire division supporting consumer and small business clients, with oversight of corporate strategy, digital banking, marketing and community development. Shim has been a part of the BankUnited family since the new bank was formed in 2009, when she joined the bank as vice president of corporate development, and has been involved in a wide range of critical initiatives throughout her tenure, including the bank’s merger and acquisition strategy, internal corporate strategy and digital transformation journey.

Shim leads several large initiatives, including a multimillion-dollar digital transformation program to enhance the customer experience, and a new branding campaign that positions the bank as one built to Go for More™ for its clients. She has set the vision to create the omni-channel experience, a multi-year journey to transform mindset, process, product and technology, and piloted the bank’s first collaboration workspace, a model of collaboration, agility and transparency.

Shim also leads BankUnited’s efforts to support the work of community organizations in the areas of economic development, affordable housing, neighborhood revitalization and financial literacy through volunteerism and CRA grant funding.

Prior to BankUnited, Shim worked in the financial institutions group at Merrill Lynch and the retail bank division for Countrywide Bank. She graduated with a B.A from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from Kellogg School of Management.