About Eileen Friars

Eileen Friars is a private investor and currently serves  as Executive in Residence at Queens University  McColl School of Business. She is the former President of Bank of America Consumer Credit Business.

She is active in a variety of business and community  organizations. She serves on the Advisory Board of  CPP International, a privately-held consumer products company, and the Board of Gateway Classical Music Society. She is also Trustee Emerita of Simmons College. She is past Chair of WFAE (Charlotte's Public Radio station) Board of Directors. She has served on many boards including Boards of Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte region, and NPR's President's Council.

She earned her BA in Economics and government from Simmons College in 1972 and her MBA at Harvard Business School in 1974.