Social Impact and Lunch

Social Impact & Lunch

This lunchtime series will give students the opportunity to engage with leaders who are addressing the multifaceted social impacts of corporate, non-profit and public sector organizations in ways that foster the public good.

Are you faculty, alumni or a friend of Boston College and would like to talk about ethical issues in your line of work? Email us at to learn how to get involved!


Ilana Finley

Stephen Franco
Managing Director
Bank of America

Wednesday, January 29, 2020
12:00 PM | Fulton 515

Stephen Franco is a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager for the Chief Investment Office (CIO) within Bank of America supporting Bank of America Private Bank and Merrill. In this role, he is responsible for the analysis, research and portfolio management of the internally managed CIO Socially Innovative Investing (S2I) solutions suite which includes U.S. Large Cap, All Cap, Environmental Stewardship & Sustainability, Women & Girls Equality, Religious Voice & Values, Social Equality & Inclusion and Carbon Reserve Free strategies. Stephen is the lead portfolio manager of the S2I solutions suite.

Prior to joining Bank of America, Stephen held positions at Walden Asset Management / Boston Trust as a portfolio manager and senior research analyst responsible for creating and executing the integration of environmental, social and governance factors into portfolios and implementing unique social investment mandates. He also held positions as a managing director at Compete, Inc., managing director and senior research analyst at U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray, and senior research analyst at Pacific Growth Equities and The Yankee Group.

Stephen earned his B.A. degree in English Literature, his M.B.A. degree from Boston University and his M.S. degree in Finance from the Graduate School of Management at Boston College. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) designation and is a member of the CFA® Society Boston.

Program is for undergraduate students only: Register here.

Presented with the Managing for Social Impact and the Public Good program.