Joseph P. Quinlan has served as chief market strategist and managing director at Bank of America, U.S. Trust since 2003. He is also responsible for the firm’s global thematic research. He holds a B.A. in political science from Niagara University, and an M.A. in International Political Economics and Development from Fordham University. He lectures on global finance at Fordham and is on faculty at New York University. In 1998, he was nominated as an Eisenhower Fellow and is presently a Senior Fellow at the German Marshal Fund in Brussels and a fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations. He is the author of several books, including The Last Economic Superpower, which was voted as one of the best business books on globalization in 2011.
Joe and his wife, Karen, have three children. He has roots in Co. Meath on his father’s side and says, “My Irish heritage has instilled in me undeterred optimism and determination, underwritten by hard work, resiliency, and yes, a little luck.”