Arthur V. Gorman, Jr.
Director of Global Business development.
Upon graduation from College, Arthur was commissioned a Second Lieutenant. From 1976 to 1980, he held various training and operational assignments in Quantico, Virginia; Camp LeJeune, North Carolina; and Okinawa, Japan. In 1981, at the age of 27, he was selected for duty at Marine Barracks 8th & I and later served as a military aide in the Reagan White House. Command and staff assignments led him around the globe, including tours of duty in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Operation Desert Storm, and combat operations in Somalia, Africa in Operation Restore Hope. From 1988 to 91, as Principal Advisor to the Secretary of Defense, he was the senior Department of Defense representative for government-to-government negotiations and investigative efforts relating to the POW/MIA issue in Vietnam, Laos, Korea, and Iraq. In his final tour of duty, he was Assistant Secretary of the General Staff at Headquarters Marine Corps in the Pentagon. Upon retirement from the Marine Corps with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, in September 1997, he began his Wall Street career and joined Merrill Lynch as a NASDAQ Trader where he would rise through the ranks and eventually be promoted to Manager of Merrill’s Equity Dealer Desk. From 2005 through 2012 he was the Chief Operating Officer for Public Finance at the Bank of America / Merrill Lynch in New York City. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in business management and economics from Saint Francis College, a Master’s degree in accounting from Georgetown University’s Graduate School of Business, and he is a graduate of the Marine Corps Command and Staff College. In 2010, he attended Executive Education in Leadership at the Harvard Business School.