Greg Winkler

Greg Winkler

Greg Winkler
Area Manager

3515 Glenwood Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27612
Phone: 919.232.6821
Fax: 919.354.6219

Greg Winkler is an area manager for the commercial banking team in Eastern North Carolina. He is based at Pinnacle’s main office in Raleigh on Glenwood Avenue.  

Winkler began his banking career in 1990 with nearly 30 years spent at Wells Fargo. Before joining Pinnacle in 2019, he served as a business banking manager and as a market president in the Triangle.

Winkler specializes in helping integrate acquired banks and leading change management efforts to improve production and performance. He helped lead two successful integrations in California before coming to Raleigh in 2011 to help integrate Wachovia into Wells Fargo. Much of his success in that work was centered on recruiting, coaching and retaining top talent and helping drive market expansions.

Winkler earned his bachelor’s degree from Indiana University and master’s degree from Taylor University. He is also licensed as a CPA in North Carolina. He is an executive committee member and past board chair of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, serves as the current board chair for United Way of the Greater Triangle. He also serves on the boards of the Wake Technical College Foundation and the Triangle Family Services Advisory Board. 

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