Anne M. Finucane is vice chairman of Bank of America and also serves as chairman of the board for Bank of America Europe. As a member of the executive management team, Finucane is responsible for the strategic positioning of Bank of America and leads the company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG), sustainable finance, capital deployment and public policy efforts.
Finucane serves on a number of boards including: The Nature Conservancy; The Partnership for New York City; Catalyst; Women Corporate Directors; International Women’s Forum and Business Forward. She also serves as an advisor to several organizations including: The Council on Foreign Relations; National Committee on US-China Relations; Center for Strategic & International Studies, Institute For Women.
As chairman of the board of Bank of America Europe, the firm’s EU bank headquartered in Dublin, Finucane oversees more than €60 billion in assets. Finucane also serves on the board of BofA Securities Europe SA, the bank’s EU broker-dealer in Paris, with both entities playing a critical role in the company’s post Brexit European growth strategy. Bank of America has almost 3,000 employees across both entities.
''You can be anything you want to be – believe in yourself; be an innovative thinker; ask questions and listen.'' – Anne M. Finucane
Finucane chairs the Global ESG Committee at Bank of America, which directs all of the company’s ESG efforts. She also co-chairs the Sustainable Markets Committee with COO Tom Montag, which collaborates across business lines to deliver innovative financing solutions in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, including affordable housing, sustainable energy, clean water and sanitation, education and health care. She stewards Bank of America’s $1.5 trillion by 2030 environmental business initiative, oversees the company’s $1.8 billion Community Development Financial Institution portfolio and chairs the Bank of America Charitable Foundation.
Active in the community, Finucane serves on a variety of corporate and nonprofit boards of directors including Carnegie Hall, the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, the World Bank Group’s Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi), CVS Health, Mass General Brigham, Special Olympics, the (RED) Advisory Board, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and The Ireland Funds. She served on the U.S. State Department’s Foreign Affairs Policy board and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Finucane chairs the global Environmental, Social and Governance Committee at Bank of America, which in July 2015 announced an industry-leading $125 billion environmental business initiative. She also chairs the Bank of America Charitable Foundation, including its 10-year, $2 billion charitable giving goal.
She oversees the company’s $1.2 billion Community Development Financial Institution portfolio and helps manage Bank of America’s 10-year, $1.5 trillion community development lending and investing goal – the largest of its kind ever established by a U.S. financial institution.
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