The Private Directors Association Welcomes Bank of America as a National Diamond Sponsor

Chicago, IL (April 22, 2022) — "The" Private Directors Association (PDA), a national association dedicated exclusively to serving private company boards and directors with the mission of improving value, growth, and sustainability through private company board excellence, announced that Bank of America has become a PDA National Diamond Sponsor.

Bank of America is one of the world's leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and middle-market businesses, and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management, and other financial and risk management products and services. Bank of America is also a global leader in wealth management, corporate and investment banking, and trading across a broad range of asset classes, serving corporations, governments, institutions, and individuals worldwide.

"We are thrilled to add Bank of America to our growing list of National Sponsors," said Budd Berro, CEO of The Private Directors Association. "Expanding our Sponsor network with organizations that share the goal of improving the performance of all private company boards adds significant value to PDA."

"Bank of America recognizes and advises clients on trends that are reshaping our world, particularly the shift to a more digital future. There will be a continued focus on digital transformation as the driving force, creating value for business owners in the year ahead. As a National Diamond Sponsor, we look forward to supporting PDA members and corporate boards as they navigate these opportunities, particularly in the areas of mergers & acquisitions and succession planning," said Bank of America.

PDA welcomes Bank of America as a National Diamond Sponsor and appreciates its support of the PDA mission. Bank of America leaders who are current Private Directors Association members include Danielle Jonson of Atlanta; Jonathan Aguallo, Carolina Ko, Scott McGeein, and Margaret Ulrich of Charlotte; Moji Adeyinka, Tim Golomb, Brian Ruddy, and Jerry Rixie of Chicago; Matt Kovack of Detroit; Joe Patterson of Houston; and Paul Larkin and Kristin McLean of Milwaukee.


The Private Directors Association (PDA) is the only national association dedicated exclusively to improving private companies' value, growth, and sustainability through governance that adds value. PDA engages with several thousand members across over 20 chapters nationwide to promote the mission of enhancing corporate value through high-performing boards. To learn more about PDA, visit

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