Bill Hunter

Bill Hunter joined Bank of America \/ Merrill Lynch last year to run the Personal Retirement IRA Product Group. Hunter's team of Personal Retirement Product experts develops programs designed to drive asset growth, deepen client’s share of wallet, and build retirement awareness for all distribution channels. \r\n \r\nHunter joined Merrill Lynch after a 24 year career at Fidelity Investments where he held many senior level positions. In a recent role, he spear-headed the IRA & Small Business product and strategic marketing efforts targeting individual retirement accounts holders and small business owners. \r\n \r\nPrior to this assignment, he negotiated with the nation’s largest insurance carriers as he led the creation of an “Annuity Supermarket”, thus enabling Fidelity’s correspondent bank and broker dealer clients to electronically process both variable and fixed annuities. He also led the Fidelity Institutional FundsNetwork relationship management team responsible for the creation and development of distribution relationship with over 400 non-Fidelity mutual fund families. \r\n \r\nHunter is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). He received a Master in Finance, from Boston College; a MBA from University of Mass, Lowell, and a B.S. Business Administration from Merrimack College. He is also registered with the NASD (Series 7, 6, 63, & 24).