The BNY Mellon Wealth Management has promoted Joseph Fernandez and Lisa Simington to the newly created positions of regional president in Florida.

Fernandez will oversee BNY Mellon’s Eastern Florida offices. With the firm for 15 years, Fernandez most recently served as managing director for Florida. He also served as team leader and director of strategic planning for the Wealth Management division.

Lisa Simington will oversee BNY Mellon’s Western Florida business. With the firm since 2009, Simington previously served as head of private banking for the Southeast region. Simington also worked for Wells Fargo for 17 years, holding numerous leadership positions in wealth management, commercial banking and credit/risk management.

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