With over 41 years of banking and finance experience, Bill Wiedel has a broad range of financial expertise, including serving as CFO of a public community bank, holding multiple finance roles at a regional bank and serving as a manager at Ernst & Young.
Throughout Bill’s tenure at CFG Bank, he has led the company through year-over-year profitability increases and built a talented senior management team that exudes company values and embraces a whatever-it-takes attitude to accomplish goals. Bill has also led restructuring efforts to best align business support areas with sales propositions and to support cross sales efforts between CFG’s commercial banking and healthcare divisions. Recently, Bill spearheaded a project team that upgraded CFG’s online and mobile banking platform and created the Commercial Center, which provides businesses new tools and technology to support their needs, while still ensuring the CFG Bank personalized level of care.
Wiedel is a graduate of Loyola College (now University), where he earned both his M.B.A (Sellinger School of Business) and B.A. in Accounting. He previously served on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee, as Treasurer, for Athletes Serving Athletes. He is the former Chairman of the Finance Committee for Our Lady of Grace School and participated in Big Brothers.
Wiedel, a resident of Lutherville, is an avid music buff and enjoys tennis, golf and biking.