Southeast Region Chair
Maryann Bruce, President of Turnberry Advisory Group, provides consulting services to boards of directors and executives. She has 30 years of general management, strategic planning, sales and marketing, and board-level experience in the financial services industry.
Previously, Ms. Bruce held several executive leadership positions, including President, Aquila Distributors; President, Evergreen Investments Services; President and CEO, Allstate Financial Distributors; and Senior Vice President and Director of the Financial Institution Division, OppenheimerFunds. She also served as a member of Evergreen Investments' Executive Committee, providing strategic direction and firm-wide positioning.
Ms. Bruce was recently elected to MBIA Inc.'s Board of Directors and serves on the Compensation & Governance and Audit Committees. MBIA is a holding company whose subsidiaries provide financial guarantee insurance, fixed-income asset management, and other specialized financial services. She is also an Independent Director for Allianz Funds serving on their Audit & Compliance, Governance & Nominating, and Valuation Committees. Ms. Bruce serves on the Governing Board of The Committee of 200 and the Advisory Board of Duke University Libraries. She is a member of the Independent Directors Council and The National Association of Corporate Directors, as well as Founder and Co-Chair of the Charlotte Chapter of WomenCorporateDirectors. In 2005, US Banker named Ms. Bruce one of The 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking. Ms. Bruce graduated magna cum laude from Duke University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics.