Transitioning from her successful career as a global financial executive, Jean Brinkmann is now a MyNextSeason Advisor. Throughout her career, Jean has been a change agent serving in client-centered roles. She was with Bank of America for more than 25 years, during which time she
After a successful career as a global financial executive, Jean Brinkmann transitioned into her role as a MyNextSeason Executive Advisor. Having taken on new assignments more than 15 times in her career, crisscrossing the country, she now offers her insights to help others as they switch gears from corporate roles into their next seasons. Her clients appreciate her listening skills and ability to restate their ideas back to them in a way that brings fresh understanding as they organize their thoughts and plans.
Throughout her career, Jean has been a change agent serving in client-centered roles. She was with Bank of America for more than 25 years, during which time she led the Midwest and California Middle Market Regions. She was also Chief Operating Officer for Bank of America’s private banking and commercial banking businesses. After transitioning from Bank of America, Jean joined RBC Bank (USA), where she headed the commercial markets organization, leading through the bank’s acquisition by PNC.
Beyond her corporate work, Jean has shared her skills to positively impact several not-for-profits. She has served on the board of the Women’s Impact Fund of Charlotte, is an Augustine Literacy tutor, and has volunteered for the Charlotte Mecklenburg school district. She has also served on the Board of Directors for Hospice and Palliative Care in the Charlotte Region as well as on the Board of Directors for the Los Angeles Sports Council, the Board of Directors for the San Francisco Business Arts Council, and the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce.
Jean has a psychology degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, and is currently growing roots in Charlotte, North Carolina, after a life of geographic transitions. She is a beloved “AJ” (Aunt Jean) to her nieces and nephews and enjoys traveling and spending time with friends.
Advisor | Former Banking Executive, Bank of America