James H. Hance, Jr.
James H. Hance, Jr. is a Senior Advisor to Carlyle and a member of the Board of Directors of Carlyle’s general partner. Mr. Hance was elected to the Board of Directors of Carlyle’s general partner effective May 2, 2012.
Mr. Hance joined Carlyle in November 2005 and has worked primarily with Carlyle’s Global Market Strategies segment and the financial services sector. Previously, Mr. Hance served as Vice Chairman of Bank of America from 1993 until his retirement on January 31, 2005 and served as Chief Financial Officer from 1988 to 2004. Prior to joining Bank of America, Mr. Hance spent 17 years with Price Waterhouse (now PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP).
Mr. Hance is a director of Acuity Brands Inc. and Ford Motor Company. Mr. Hance is a former director of Duke Energy Corporation, Cousins Properties Inc., Sprint Nextel Corporation, Rayonier, Inc., EnPro Industries, Inc., Bank of America and Morgan Stanley. Mr. Hance serves as Emeritus Trustee on the Board of Trustees at Washington University in St. Louis and as Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island.
Mr. Hance graduated from Westminster College and received an M.B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis. He is a C.P.A.