Executive Vice President,
Senior Lender and Market Manager
Jay Harris joined Premier Commercial Bank in 2008 as Senior Lender and Triad Market Manager. His primary role at Premier is to develop and oversee the bank’s business development functions.
A native of Greensboro, Jay has more than 24 years of experience in Triad business banking. After graduating from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1986, Jay started his career with Bank of America. In 1998, he joined First Citizens Bank in Greensboro as Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer. Prior to joining Premier, he served as Senior Vice President and Senior Commercial Loan Officer for Bank of North Carolina after it acquired Sterling South Bank & Trust Company, where he had worked since its inception in 2000.
Jay is active in the Greensboro community and currently serves as Chair of the Advisory Board for the Salvation Army of Greensboro. Other local involvement and leadership activities include former President and current board member of the Crescent Rotary Club, former Board Chair for Downtown Greensboro, Inc., and advisory council member for the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs of Greensboro for nearly 10 years.