Hugh McCollPrior to co-founding McColl Partners, a middle-market merger and acquisition advisory firm, in the fall of 2001, and Falfurrias Capital Partners, a middle-market private equity firm, in 2006, Mr. McColl served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bank of America. During his tenure as Chairman and CEO, Mr. McColl grew the institution more than fifty-fold, as the bank greatly expanded its offerings of financial products and services, entered new markets across the United States and around the world, and became an industry leader in retail, commercial, corporate and investment banking.

Since retiring from his 42-year career at Bank of America, he has also founded two fine art consulting firms: MME Fine Art in New York and McColl Fine Art in Charlotte, North Carolina.

McColl was born in Bennettsville, South Carolina.  He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1957 and served as an officer in the U. S. Marine Corps from 1957-1959.

He is married to the former Jane Spratt of York, South Carolina.  They have three children and eight grandchildren.