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Brian Moynihan

Chairman and CEO, Bank of America

Since its inception in 1986, The Chief Executive of the Year has honored a who’s who of extraordinary American business leaders.

Brian Moynihan, Chairman and CEO, Bank of America was selected by his peers to receive the 2020 Chief Executive of the Year award.

Brian Moynihan: 'What Does Society Want From We CEOs?'

‘We as CEOs…have a duty,’ says Bank of America’s Brian Moynihan, our 2020 CEO of the Year. ‘That duty is to drive the genius of the “and.” To deliver profits and purpose.’

America’s Banker: Brian Moynihan, 2020 CEO Of The Year

Analytical, deliberate and deeply principled, Bank of America’s Brian Moynihan led one of the most impressive turnarounds in Wall Street history. And he did it just in the nick of time.

The ‘Unique Obligation’ Of CEOs

‘This world is desperate for effective leadership,’ Marshall Cooper, CEO of Chief Executive Group, told attendees at this year’s virtual celebration. ‘And CEOs are uniquely well equipped to serve society and advance humankind.’

Lessons in Leadership: Featured Panel with Brian Moynihan, Arne Sorenson, Marillyn Hewson and Michael Dell

Four CEO of the Year award winners gather virtually for an inspiring conversation about what it takes to be an effective leader.

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Chief Executive of the Year Award Presentation

Chief Executive Group, AlixPartners and Arne Sorenson, the 2019 Chief Executive of the Year, honor Brian Moynihan with the 2020 CEO of the Year award.

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Top CEOs Salute Brian Moynihan for 2020 CEO of the Year Award

Peers and colleagues congratulate Brian for being named Chief Executive of the Year.

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2020 CEO of the Year Sponsors


Strategic Planning Workshop

1:00 - 5:00 pm

Over 70% of Executives Surveyed Agree: Many Strategic Planning Efforts Lack Systematic Approach Tips for Enhancing Your Strategic Planning Process

Executives expressed frustration with their current strategic planning process. Issues include:

  1. Lack of systematic approach (70%)
  2. Laundry lists without prioritization (68%)
  3. Decisions based on personalities rather than facts and information (65%)


Steve Rutan and Denise Harrison have put together an afternoon workshop that will provide the tools you need to address these concerns.  They have worked with hundreds of executives to develop a systematic approach that will enable your team to make better decisions during strategic planning.  Steve and Denise will walk you through exercises for prioritizing your lists and steps that will reset and reinvigorate your process.  This will be a hands-on workshop that will enable you to think about your business as you use the tools that are being presented.  If you are ready for a Strategic Planning tune-up, select this workshop in your registration form.  The additional fee of $695 will be added to your total.

To sign up, select this option in your registration form. Additional fee of $695 will be added to your total.

New York, NY: ​​​Chief Executive's Corporate Citizenship Awards 2017

Women in Leadership Seminar and Peer Discussion

2:00 - 5:00 pm

Female leaders face the same issues all leaders do, but they often face additional challenges too. In this peer session, we will facilitate a discussion of best practices and how to overcome common barriers to help women leaders be more effective within and outside their organizations. 

Limited space available.

To sign up, select this option in your registration form. Additional fee of $495 will be added to your total.

Golf Outing

10:30 - 5:00 pm
General’s Retreat at Hermitage Golf Course
Sponsored by UBS

General’s Retreat, built in 1986 with architect Gary Roger Baird, has been voted the “Best Golf Course in Nashville” and is a “must play” when visiting the Nashville, Tennessee area. With the beautiful setting along the Cumberland River, golfers of all capabilities will thoroughly enjoy the golf, scenery and hospitality.

The golf outing fee includes transportation to and from the hotel, greens/cart fees, use of practice facilities, and boxed lunch. The bus will leave the hotel at 10:30 am for a noon shotgun start and return to the hotel after the cocktail reception following the completion of the round.

To sign up, select this option in your registration form. Additional fee of $295 will be added to your total.