The Top Bank of America Employees

List of notable or famous Bank of America employees, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list is a directory of the best Bank of America employees, showcasing only the most prominent Bank of America employees of all time. This list features past and present top Bank of America managers, including both current and retired Bank of America executives and alumni. Well-known Bank of America staff along with current and former Bank of America employees were and still are crucial to the company's success, as without these hard working men and women Bank of America would never be what it is today.

A factual list, featuring people like Barbara J. Desoer and Walter E. Massey.

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  • Alvaro de Molina
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    Alvaro de Molina (born July 13, 1957) was the chief financial officer of Bank of America Corporation. He had been with the company since joining one of its predecessors in 1989. De Molina graduated in 1975 from Bergen Catholic High School in Oradell, New Jersey, and was inducted into the school's hall of fame in 2012. He then attended Fairleigh Dickinson University, graduating with a bachelor's degree in accounting. He obtained an MBA in 1988 from Rutgers Business School. He later attended Duke University's Advanced Management Program.On Dec. 1, 2006, he announced his resignation as CFO of Bank of America, effective at the end of the year. At the time of his resignation he had been finance chief for only 14 months, but had spent 17 years at Bank of America. He ran treasury services and investment banking before becoming chief financial officer in 2005. De Molina joined Cerberus-controlled GMAC in August 2007, becoming chief operating officer. On March 18, 2008, GMAC LLC named de Molina its chief executive officer. On July 9, 2008, The Wall Street Journal reported that de Molina had made it to Wachovia's shortlist of potential CEOs: "Mr. de Molina, 50 years old, is considered an outspoken and bold leader who would shake things up in trying to turn around Wachovia, though he might have difficulty fitting into Wachovia's genteel corporate culture."
    • Age: 66
  • Amy Woods Brinkley
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    Amy Woods Brinkley

    Amy Woods Brinkley was the Global Risk Executive of Bank of America (BAC.N) from 2001 until, at the age of 53 in June 2009, she and CEO Ken Lewis "agreed she would retire," according to a New York Times report, after a surge in credit losses led to a government bailout and orders by regulators to raise $33.9 billion of capital (Reuters). Brinkley was awarded the top position on US Banker magazine's 2005 list of "Most Powerful Women in Banking," and was number 23 on Fortune's "50 Most Powerful Women in Business" in 2006 and 2007 and 22nd in 2008, when she was reported to be "a possible candidate to succeed ... Ken Lewis." In all, Brinkley was named to the Fortune list nine consecutive years. In addition, she was cited by The Wall Street Journal and Forbes as one of the leading women in business. As head of the Bank's risk department, Brinkley was tasked with protecting the Bank from all kinds of risk, ranging from human resources-related factors to interest rate fluctuations and credit risk. According to the Times, "she was at Mr. Lewis’s side as the bank rapidly expanded its credit card and home equity lending, businesses that are causing charge-offs for the bank." Her most recent assignment was as "the point person between the bank and the regulators during the stress tests." As to compensation, "Ms. Brinkley received no bonus last year. But she took home at least $37.2 million during her tenure as Bank of America’s risk chief from 2001 to 2007, according to an analysis by Equilar, a compensation research firm. She is also entitled to pension benefits worth more than $12 million, and potentially millions more in deferred pay and accumulated stock. The figures are based on the 2008 proxy statement, the last time data was publicly available."Brinkley joined the Bank of America organization in 1978, as a Commercial Credit Department management trainee for NCNB. From 1993-2001, she served first as the company's Marketing executive and then as president of its Consumer Products division. Brinkley graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She serves on the Bank of America Charitable Foundation Board of Directors. She also serves as a trustee for both the Princeton Theological Seminary and Carolinas HealthCare System. She is a member of the governing board of the Carolina Thread Trail. Previously, she served on the Institute of International Finance Board of Directors and the President's Commission on White House Fellowships, and participated in the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. She lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, where she is an active voice for the community's health and human services needs, in particular those of families and children. She has worked with the Critical Needs Task Force, the Crossroads Charlotte Initiative and the Council for Children's Rights. Brinkley is married with children, and in recent years her husband, a lawyer, has stayed at home with the children.
  • Barbara J. Desoer was CEO for Citibank, N.A. beginning April 1, 2014 and finished as CEO on May 10th, 2019, and was the COO for Citibank, N.A. from October 2013 to April 1, 2014. She was president of Bank of America Home Loans, a leading U.S. mortgage originator and servicer. She was a member of the senior management team of Bank of America Corporation, having previously reporting to CEO Brian Moynihan. Desoer led a business accounting for about 20 percent of the U.S. mortgage origination market, with a $2 trillion servicing portfolio serving nearly 14 million customers—nearly one in five mortgages in the U.S. She also managed Bank of America's home equity business and oversaw a leading insurance service organization. Desoer assumed her role in mid-2008 when she was asked to lead the integration of Countrywide Financial Corporation, which Bank of America acquired July 1, 2008. She led the April 2009 launch of the Bank of America Home Loans brand. Prior to her mortgage role, Desoer served as chief technology and operations officer, managing the bank's global technology platforms and operations capabilities. She joined Bank of America in 1977 and has held leadership roles in commercial lending, consumer products, retail banking and marketing. In 2008, Desoer was recognized by US Banker, ranking second in their annual ranking of "25 Most Powerful Women in Banking." She was also recognized by Fortune magazine as one of the "50 Most Powerful Women in Business" and ranked third on The Wall Street Journal's "50 women to watch" list. In 2007, she was named "Business Leader of the Year" by the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley. In 2009, Forbes named her one of the 100 most powerful women in the world.She received her B.A. in mathematics from Mount Holyoke College in 1974 and her MBA from the University of California, Berkeley. A New York Times article reported that Desoer announced her retirement in February 2012. Bank of America stated that due to restructuring her position would not be filled and her unit would report to David Darnell who oversees the consumer banking branch of the company.
  • Brian T. Moynihan is President, Global Corporate Investment Banking, for Bank of America Corporation. He joined Bank of America in 2004.
    • Age: 63
    • Birthplace: Marietta, Ohio
  • Claus Lund
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    Claus H. Lund is the Chief Executive Officer of Belvedere Trust. Claus Lund was the Executive Vice President of mortgage asset management at Bank of America from 1992 to 1998, in which capacity he managed the Bank’s first mortgage and home equity portfolios and had overall responsibility for pricing, secondary marketing and mortgage capital markets, mortgage acquisitions, correspondent lending, servicing hedging and acquisitions and pipeline management. For a period of time, he was also national head of mortgage servicing. Mr. Lund built a mortgage research team consisting of analysts with doctorates or other post-graduate degrees in statistics or mathematics or with similar quantitative science backgrounds who developed risk management tools such as prepayment models, propensity models and risk-based pricing models. Before joining Bank of America, Mr. Lund was with SunAmerica from 1991 to 1992 where he was director of the mortgage-backed and asset-backed portfolios and built one of the largest portfolios of subordinated securities (“B”-pieces) in existence at that time in the U.S. Prior to his tenure at SunAmerica, he held various positions with a number of financial institutions in California. Most recently, he was Chief Administrative Officer and Senior Vice President of business process outsourcing at Providian Financial. Mr. Lund holds degrees from the University of Copenhagen, Stanford University and U.C.L.A. He is currently on the Board of Directors of E-LOAN, an internet-focused consumer lending company headquartered in Pleasanton, California.
  • Cotty Neil
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    Cotty Neil