Peter Ambrose, a resident of McLean, Virginia, has worked for Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management for the past seven years. Previously assigned to branch offices in New Haven, Connecticut, and Manchester, New Hampshire, he now serves as Director of the firm’s Northern Virginia offices. When Mr. Ambrose accepted his first position with the company, Merrill Lynch belonged to the New York Stock Exchange as a publicly owned and traded firm. By the time he had accepted his current position, the company had become the wealth management division of Bank of America, which agreed to purchase the firm in 2008.
Before his tenure with Merrill Lynch, Peter Ambrose worked for PaineWebber/UBS as a Director on Wall Street. A graduate of St. Bonaventure University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Mr. Ambrose also performs arbitration duties for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). He belongs to the American Stock Exchange Disciplinary Committee, now part of NYSE Euronext. Mr. Ambrose has donated to or volunteered for Habitat for Humanity International, Hope for Haiti Children’s Center, and the United Way.
In his leisure time, he enjoys playing golf or tennis, and maintains a membership in the River Bend Golf & Country Club in Great Falls, Virginia. Peter Ambrose also savors reading the novels of Tom Clancy, John Grisham, and Virginia native David Baldacci. He particularly liked Mr. Baldacci’s recent Washington terrorism thriller The Camel Club. In addition, Peter Ambrose has supported the nonprofit Wish You Well Foundation, which Mr. Baldacci and his wife started to promote and fund family literacy in the U.S.