Award of Distinction
Banc of America Leasing
Charlotte, North Carolina
BS Finance and Economics, 1979
As president of Banc of America Leasing and Capital, Douglas Bowers is responsible for leading the company's leasing and wholesale vendor financing business.
Before being named to his current role in 2004, Bowers served as transition executive for Bank of America Global Corporate and Investment Banking. Previously, he was managing director of the Banc of America Leasing and Capital Group.
Among his professional achievements, Bower provided leadership for the merger integration of Bank of America and Fleet Boston; the recast of Bank of America's European business; and the creation of the number one bank-owned leasing company in the United States by combining the nation's number two and three leasing businesses. His volunteer roles include chairman of the Alexis de Tocqueville Society of the United Way of Charlotte and member of the Bank of America Diversity Advisory Council.