Business 100 – 2018

Brian Moynihan/Bank of America

As Chairman and CEO of Bank of America Brian Moynihan leads a team of more than 200,000 employees dedicated to making financial lives better for people, companies of every size, and institutional investors across the United States and around the world.

Bank of America was named the top global bank on Fortune magazine’s 2018 “Change the World” list. It was also voted the best company for working mothers by Working Mother, and been named a winner of AnitaB.org’s 2018 Top Companies for Women Technologists. Moynihan leads the company’s Global Diversity and Inclusion Council and is a member of the Museum Council for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. He is graduate of Brown University and the University of Notre Dame Law School.

When Brian served as Irish America’s Keynote Speaker in 2009, talked about his Irish ancestors who immigrated in the 1850’s and became farmers. “Both my parents come from small towns in upstate New York where the Irish part of their families had farms and then opened some stores.”