BOARD OF DIRECTORS
VP Premier Advisor, Truist
Lillian Díaz Gray currently serves as the Vice President, Premier Advisor at Truist.
Previously, Lillian served as Bank of America Community Relations Manager for the Austin market, where she was responsible for corporate social responsibility activities including local grant making, local deployment of national initiatives such as Neighborhood Builders and Student Leaders and building community partner relationships and collaborations in the market. She recently completed a two-year term as Chair of the Bank of America Austin Community Volunteers Council, overseeing company volunteerism strategy and engagement. Lillian is passionate about financial literacy and served as a Bank of America Better Money Habits Champion. She has over 20 years of experience in domestic and international wholesaling, wealth management and private banking.
An avid supporter of the Austin community, Lillian is a proud 2015 graduate of Leadership Austin Essential, a program that brings together cross-industry, established leaders that reflect the diversity of Greater Austin. She has also held leadership roles in The Junior League of Austin as an Active and a Sustainer. Lillian also serves in the Hispanic Impact Fund 2020 Grant Review Committee and SOMOS Austin Host Committee.
Lillian is particularly interested in equal access to a quality education and served a four-year term on the Board of Directors of Wayside Schools, a network of public charter schools serving primarily Hispanic/Latino students. She also serves as Secretary on the Board of Directors of Con Mi MADRE, Fundraising Chair on the Board of Directors of Catch The Next and Advancement Committee member on the Board of Directors of Impact Austin. Lillian was honored with the 2018, 2019 and 2020 President’s Volunteer Service Award, a recognition that thanks and honors Americans who, by their demonstration and example, inspire others to serve. She also received the 2020 Bank of America Global Volunteer Award, the company’s most prestigious recognition for employees making exceptional contributions to community efforts locally and globally. She has also been recognized by the Austin Chamber of Commerce (Austin Gives 2020 and 2021 Generous Business Awards’ Volunteer of the Year Finalist and Generous Business Awards (Extra Large Business) Winner) and the Greater Austin Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (2020 Capital of Texas Latina Industry Leaders Finalist).
Lillian earned her B.A. in Psychology at Yale University, where she worked in clinical research and the very first Yale Capital Campaign. A native Spanish speaker, Lillian was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and has found a second home in Austin where she lives with her husband Mike and their French Bulldog Nilla.