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bank executive

Amy Woods Brinkley was American bank executive. Named one of The 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking, United States Banker magazine, 2004-2008, The 50 Most Powerful Women in Business, Fortune magazine, 2000-2008, 50 Women to Watch, The Wall St. Journal, 2006, The 100 Most Powerful Women, Forbes magazine, 2008.


Brinkley, Amy Woods was born on January 19, 1956 in Franklin, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Samuel Baker and Iris (Lankford) Woods.


Bachelor, University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1978.


Credit analyst North Carolina National Bank, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1978-1979, international banking officer, 1979-1980, commercial banking officer Greensboro, 1981-1984, credit policy officer, 1985-1987. Senior consumer credit policy executive NationsBank (formerly North Carolina National Bank), Greensboro, 1988—1993. Executive vice president, senior consumer credit policy executive NationsBank, 1990—1999, marketing group executive, 1993—1999.

President consumer products. Bank of America Corporation (formerly NationsBank), 1999—2001, chairman risk policy, 2001—2002, deputy head risk management, 2001—2002, global risk executive, 2002—2009. Board directors Carter's, Inc., since 2010, Carolinas HealthCare Systems, Private Export Funding Company.

Board trustees Princeton Theological Seminary.


Board trustees Princeton Theological Seminary. Board advisors Partners in Out-of-School Time, North Carolina Dance Theatre, former chairman, board trustees. Member University North Carolina board visitors.

Member Women's Professional Forum, Risk Management Roundtable, Royal Military Academy Consumer Credit Executives, Phi Beta Kappa.


Married Robert Gentry Brinkley, January 2, 1988. 2 children.

Samuel Baker Woods

Iris (Lankford) Woods

Robert Gentry Brinkley