John Stein

Former State President at Bank of America

John Stein retired in February of 2017 after 42 years with Bank of America. Most recently, he founded and led for 10 years the team that supports Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s For-Profit Healthcare Industry. This team serves the broad spectrum of midcap healthcare companies throughout the country. Clients range from the healthcare industry’s sub-sectors, including biotech, medtech, services, and healthcare IT. This specialized industry team provides capital, treasury management, investments, advisory services, and access to the full array of products and services available from Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Additionally, John served as the State President for Tennessee for 15 years, leading the breadth of Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s activities in the state.

John started banking in 1975. His career has covered many facets of the industry from supporting Small Business to National Accounts/Corporate Division. During the 1980s, he managed the International Division, including opening and managing the New York City office. He has traveled to and completed business in more than 45 countries.

John is involved in a number of community and professional organizations. He is currently a council member of the W.O. Smith Music School and a board member of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Leadership Nashville, and Additionally, he is Vice-Chairman of the Board of Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He also formerly served on the boards of several other organizations.

John holds BS and MBA degrees from Vanderbilt University. He is married to Beth Stein, and they have a son, Tyler.