Ed Powers

Managing Director, Banc of America Capital Access Funds

Mr. Powers focuses on portfolio management. He joined Bank of America in 1994 in community development banking, where he originated investments in a variety of community development equity products.

Along with Sanjiv Shah, he co-founded the team in 1997 and continues to manage it. He is one of the founding members and serves as Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Small Business Investment Alliance, a group of institutions focused on private equity funds targeted toward underserved markets. In 1999, Mr. Powers was named one of Crain's Chicago Business Top 40 Business Leaders under 40.

He holds bachelor's degrees in English and economics from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA and MA in Public Policy from the University of Chicago.