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Jochen Schwarz

Vice President
Commercial Banker
Downtown Raleigh | NMLS# 664428

“My goal is to exceed each customer’s expectations. That’s how I add value.”

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I’ve worked in banking since 2006, most recently serving as a vice president and business banker at First Citizens. Before that, I held positions at PNC, RBC and World Bank Group.

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Virginia Tech, Bachelor’s degree in International Studies with a concentration in business and a minor in French

More About Jochen

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Community Involvement

  • Schoolhouse of Wonder (board member)
  • Chapel Hill Parks and Recreation (former advisory board member)
  • Communities in Schools (former board chair)
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Heidelberg, Germany

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Outside the Office

I grew up in Germany but have called Chapel Hill my home for over a decade. Dispite living in a sea of Tarheel blue, I am a dedicated Virginia Tech Hokie! I enjoy being active outdoors—mountain biking, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.