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Brian Doran
Region Executive and Director of Governmental Affairs
Popular Community Bank

Northeastern Board Member Since: June 2012
HOPE Inside National Advisory Board Member Since: January 2014

Brian Doran is the New York / New Jersey Region Executive and Director of Governmental Affairs for Banco Popular North America, a New York-chartered commercial bank and a subsidiary of Popular, Inc., an international financial services company.    His responsibilities include executive management and oversight of the Bank’s sales, marketing and operations in the New York Metropolitan area and monitoring and participating in federal and state legislative and regulatory matters impacting the financial institutions industry.
Mr. Doran previously acted as the Director of the Legal & Compliance Division at Banco Popular North America. He is also a member of Banco Popular’s Senior Management Team and is Secretary of the Banco Popular Foundation. 

Prior to joining Banco Popular in 1999, Mr. Doran was a partner in the New York office of the McConnell Valdes Law Firm, from 1997 to 1999. From 1988 to 1997, Brian was an attorney with Jones Day, a multi-national law firm. 
Mr. Doran is a member of the Financial Services Roundtable’s Housing Policy Executive Council. 

Mr. Doran is also a Member of the Board of Directors of the Better Business Bureau for Metro New York and also serves as a Director of the Staten Island (NY) Center for Independent Living, a resource, education and counseling center for persons with disabilities. He is also a director of the Sisters of Charity Housing Development Corporation and several related entities, which provide financing and development of low-cost senior housing in New York City.

Mr. Doran received a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Journalism from Marquette University and his Juris Doctor degree from St. John’s (NY) University School of Law.