Frederick O. Terrell is Vice Chairman of Investment Banking for Wells Fargo & Company. He is formerly a Senior Advisor to Centerbridge Partners, L.P., a multi-strategy investment platform where he focused on investments in the financial services and technology sectors. Prior to joining Centerbridge, he was Executive Vice Chairman of Investment Banking and Capital Markets at Credit Suisse and was responsible for many of the Bank’s most important global relationships. He is Founder and Managing Partner of Provender Capital Group, LLC, which made investments in emerging and growth-oriented companies on behalf of major institutional investors. Earlier in his career, he was Head of Mortgage Finance at CS First Boston where he pioneered many innovations in the credit and securitization arenas and where began his career as an Associate.
Fred currently serves on the Board of Directors of Paramount Global. He is a former Director of BNY Mellon Corporation and The New York Life Insurance Company. He is currently a member of the Investment Committee of the Rockefeller Foundation.
He currently serves on the Board Planet Word Museum and serves on the Advisory Board of the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) the Black Economic Alliance (BEA). For many years he served as member of the University Council of Yale University and on the Board of Advisors for the Yale School of Management. He is currently a member of the Economic Club of New York City and Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). He received his B.A. from La Verne College, an M.A. from Occidental College, M.B.A. from Yale University, and is a Coro Foundation Fellow in Public Affairs.