Ramon O. Looby



Ramon O. Looby

BA '06, MAMC '08  |  Fulton, MD


Ramon O. Looby, BA ’06, MAMC ’08, is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Maryland Bankers Association (MBA). As the only Maryland-based trade group representing banks and thrifts in the state, the MBA works to maintain the competitiveness of the banking industry by promoting the strength and success of Maryland's banks and bankers. 

A recognized leader in the field of public affairs, he is an expert in navigating complex policy issues among diverse stakeholders at all levels of government. Prior to joining the MBA, he served as Senior Vice President and Public Policy Lead at Bank of America Corporation. 

Prior to joining Bank of America, Ramon spent several years managing a diverse portfolio of policy issues for the Consumer Data Industry Association. Earlier in his career, Ramon served as a Special Advisor to the United States Chamber of Commerce – focusing his efforts primarily on international affairs and trade policy. He began his career, in public service, as a Public Information & Education Officer with the Fort Myers Beach Fire Department. 

He is also a recognized thought leader, who has been featured as a speaker by a number of organizations to include: Association of Consumer Credit Information Suppliers, Equifax, American Bankers Association, South Carolina Bar Association, American Financial Services Association, National Urban League, National Black Caucus of State Legislators, University of Florida, and the Washington Post.  

Ramon serves on the boards/councils of several economic development, and education nonprofit organizations, including University of Florida Alumni Association, Maryland Council on Economic Education, National Safe Place Network, Food on The Stove, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation. Before being appointed to his current role, he served as Vice Chairman of the Maryland Bankers Association. 

Ramon completed his undergraduate and graduate studies at the University of Florida in 2005 and 2008 respectively. While a student, he was active in Student Senate, Florida Blue Key, and was a member of Iota Phi Theta. In 2016 he was recognized by the University’s Association of Black Alumni for his professional and civic achievements, and was a recipient of the group’s “40 under 40” award. He lives in Maryland, with his wife and two children. Ramon will be serving his third term on the UFAA Board of Directors. His current term expires 6/30/2026.