Eric Boughner

BNY Mellon Pennsylvania

Senior Client Executive
Global Client Management
BNY Mellon

Eric Boughner

Eric is the Chairman of BNY Mellon Pennsylvania and a Senior Client Executive, where he leads the enterprise-wide relationships with a small group of BNY Mellon’s most valuable and strategic clients. As Chairman of Pennsylvania, he oversees all client, employee and community activities for BNY Mellon’s largest employee footprint. Prior to his current role, he was the Global Head of Relationship Management & Business Development for BNY Mellon’s Treasury Services business. Earlier, he served as a Managing Director in the Corporate Strategy group where he oversaw the planning and execution of strategic initiatives for BNY Mellon’s Executive Committee. He joined BNY Mellon in 2008 as a portfolio manager in the private equity group.

Previously, Eric was a co-founder of a technology start-up spun out of Carnegie Mellon University. He helped raise over $50 million in venture capital over three rounds of financing and held a number of roles on the executive management team, including full responsibility for all front office and corporate development functions prior to the sale of the company. Eric started his career in a rotational program at The Bankers Trust Company, and then joined BNP Paribas where he worked in the Emerging Markets Fixed Income group.

Eric is the Global Co-Chair of IMPACT, BNY Mellon’s employee resource group focused on diversity and inclusion. He is active in the Pittsburgh community, serving as a Board Member of The Pittsburgh Promise, The Allegheny Conference of Community Development, Heinz History Center and Robert Morris University. He is also a Board Member and chairs the Investment Committee of the Children’s Home of Pittsburgh, a 50-bed pediatric specialty-care hospital.

Eric holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the Pennsylvania State University, and an MBA from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University, where he received the Enterprise Award with Distinction.