Banks Bourne is the Chief Executive Officer and Senior Managing Director of Bourne Partners. As CEO, Banks oversees all business operations and direct investment opportunities at the firm. Prior to founding Bourne Partners, he held the position of Senior Vice President of Corporate Development for TITAN Technology Partners and also worked in the Investment Banking field for Wachovia Securities, Inc. He received a B.A. degree in Business Management (Magna Cum Laude) from North Carolina State University and a M.B.A. from Wake Forest University. He is a member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and serves on a number of boards.
Over the years, Banks has derived satisfaction by offering focused advisory services to healthcare and consumer oriented companies that need strategic, transactional and operational help; but knowing that his work has helped companies to improve the health and well-being of patients across the world is what continues to be most gratifying. He got his start in healthcare by investing in King Pharmaceuticals in the late 1990’s and has not looked back since.
In addition to his passion for golf, Banks enjoys tennis, traveling to new and interesting destinations, renovating homes and spending time with his wife and children. He also actively supports the Levine Children’s Hospital and Levine Cancer Institute, both part of the Carolinas HealthCare System.