Bruce R. ThompsonDownload Biography
Bruce R. Thompson | Vice Chairman
Bruce R. Thompson is vice chairman at Bank of America and chairman of Global Acquisition Finance and Capital Commitments. He is a member of both the company’s executive management team and the Global Banking and Markets leadership team. In this role, Thompson advises clients on how to structure and finance transactions.
Prior to his current role, Thompson was chief financial officer at Bank of America with responsibility for all finance functions, as well as Corporate Treasury, Investor Relations and Corporate Investments. Before that, he was chief risk officer for Bank of America, responsible for working with the company’s lines of business to identify and navigate credit, market and operational risk to support sustainable growth.
Thompson joined Bank of America as a managing director in 1996 and served in a variety of roles, including head of U.S. Leveraged Finance Debt Capital Markets, co-head of the Global Credit Products (GCP) platform, and head of Global Leveraged Finance. In 2008, he was named head of Global Capital Markets, where he was responsible for Equity Capital Markets, Investment Grade Capital Markets, Leveraged Acquisition Finance, High Yield Capital Markets, Debt Advisory Services, Loan Capital Markets, and Global Origination for Rates and Currencies.
Thompson currently is a member of the Darden School Foundation board of trustees at the University of Virginia, where he serves on the Audit/Finance Committee. In addition, he is a member of the board of trustees of Allegheny College in Meadville, Pa., where he serves on the Investment Committee.