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Corporate Social Responsibility Staff

Corporate Social Responsibility Staff

Corporate Social Responsibility for the Americas implements the guiding principles of the MUFG Union Bank CSR program. Through community partnerships and philanthropy, our broad-based CSR activities shape the vision and implement the programs that promote financial prosperity for present and future generations, foster socio-cultural equity and diversity, and conserve our natural resources.

The work we do on behalf of our commitments has differentiated MUFG Union Bank as a highly responsible and trusted financial institution. And that strong reputation is an important cornerstone in building the long-term relationships that will fuel the sustainable growth that defines our success.

Please contact us at if you have questions relating to the MUFG Union Bank CSR program.

Julius Robinson Managing Director
Corporate Social Responsibility For The Americas
Carl Ballton Managing Director
President & CEO, MUFG Union Bank Foundation
Susan Miller Managing Director
Environmental Strategy & Sustainability
TBD Managing Director
National Community Outreach
Randal Hernandez Managing Director
Government Relations
Jan Woolsey Managing Director, CRA Strategy & Operations
Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) Officer
Robert Williams Director
CRA Lending & Investment Manager

Community Advisory Board

Community Advisory Board

Union Bank's Community Advisory Board guides the bank through its ten-year Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) commitment. The community advisory board consists of prominent community leaders who provide the bank with a unique insight into the community served.

Name Title and Affiliation
Marsha Bailey, Chair President & CEO 
Women’s Economic Ventures
Shashi Hanuman, Vice Chair Directing Attorney
Public Counsel
Joe Coto Assemblyman Emeritus 
California State Legislature
Gabe del Rio Chief Operations Officer 
Community HousingWorks
Viola Gonzales CEO 
AnewAmerica Community Corporation
Hyepin Im President & CEO
Korean Churches for Community Development
Pam Isom President & CEO 
ICE Safety Solutions
Timothy Russell Program Director
The Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center
Tunua Thrash-Ntuk Executive Director
West Angeles Community Development Corporation
Rob Wiener Executive Director
California Coalition for Rural Housing Project
Maiko Winkler-Chin Executive Director
Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation & Development Authority

Foundation Leadership Team

Foundation Leadership Team

The leadership team implements the guiding principles of the Union Bank Corporate Social Responsibility program and creates partnerships with local communities, volunteers, and bank employees to help finance the efforts of nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving the lives of others.

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Julius E. Robinson is Managing Director, CRA Officer, and Group Head of Corporate Social Responsibility for the Americas at MUFG Union Bank. Julius has been with the bank since 1997 and assumed leadership of the CSRA Group in January 2010.

Julius is a natural choice to lead the group given his unwavering commitment and involvement in the community. Julius serves on the boards of Students Rising Above and Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD. He is also Chairman of Operation Hope’s Western Regional Board; and Chair of the Board of Trustees of Alliant University. “These organizations are dedicated to educational advancement and financial independence for our youth,” Julius expressed, “and helping deserving young people reach their academic and professional potential is a source of great satisfaction for me.”

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Carl A. Ballton
Carl A. Ballton is Managing Director and Deputy Group Head of Corporate Social Responsibility of the Americas at MUFG Union Bank. He also serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of the MUFG Union Bank Foundation. In this position, Carl is responsible for creating and implementing the charitable contribution policies and initiatives of both the Bank and the Foundation. He joined the Bank in 1979.

Carl serves as a Trustee of Occidental College and on the Board of Directors of Goodwill Industries of Southern California, the African American Board Leadership Institute and Southern California Grantmakers.