Sonia McCormick

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PNC Bank

Senior Vice President and Director of Client & Community Relations

Sonia McCormick is Senior Vice President and Director of Client & Community Relations for PNC Bank in Greater Washington. 

With responsibility for overall marketing, communications and client and community strategies, Sonia develops and manages corporate and philanthropic partnerships, chairs the local PNC Foundation disbursement committee, executes corporate programs at the local level, and oversees internal communication, volunteerism, events, and client entertainment.

Sonia joined Riggs Bank, PNC’s predecessor, in 2001, where she managed internal and external communication.  When PNC acquired Riggs in 2005, she remained in a communications role, serving as vice president and media relations manager, as well as manager of all local philanthropy and employee engagement.  In 2012, she was promoted to her current position.

Prior to working for the bank, Sonia spent a year as the director of public relations for a start-up (, and 11 years at the American Bankers Association serving as a spokesperson for the banking industry. 

A native of the Washington area, Sonia holds a Master’s degree in Public Communication from American University and a Bachelor’s degree in Communication from George Mason University.  She is a proud graduate of Leadership Greater Washington’s Class of 2010 and currently serves on its board of directors.   She also serves on the board of Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS) and on the advisory board for the Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital.  In 2018, the Washington Business Journal named her a “Woman Who Means Business.”