Tim Gillespie, Jr.
Tim Gillespie leads operations, enablement and technology strategy for The Academy — Bank of America’s award-winning onboarding, education and professional development organization dedicated to the growth and success of all 200,000 teammates across the enterprise.
Tim leads a multifaceted organization that is responsible for managing strategic initiatives, supporting Academy operations, deploying cutting-edge immersive learning innovations (VR, iCoach and ACES), delivering vendor excellence, and providing broad support for educational tools and resources.
Tim has been with Bank of America for 14 years, starting with the company in 2008 as a financial advisor. During his tenure, he has served as associate market executive in Washington, D.C., and market executive for the Capitol Market in Austin, Texas. Tim has also been a visiting lecturer at Columbia University’s master’s in wealth management program, where he lectured on optimal strategies for advising clients and successfully managing client relationships.