Michael Pimley is the co-founder and president of Pimley & Pimley Inc.
Since 1991, Pimley & Pimley has developed and delivered training for over 50 international commercial and investment banks, U.S. money center banks, U.S. super-regional and regional banks, and a wide variety of trade associations and financial institutions in over 40 countries.
Pimley’s career experience and ongoing dealings with financial institutions around the world informs the disciplines of risk analysis, business development, corporate finance, and deal structuring which form the bedrock of Pimley & Pimley’s credit risk and corporate finance curriculum.
Prior to founding the Firm, Pimley worked at Continental Bank (now Bank of America) as a corporate banker in London specializing in debt restructurings and workouts; as head of the bank’s operations in Nigeria; and as head of the bank’s Professional Development group in Chicago. Pimley was also a founding member of the bank’s corporate finance initiative in Chicago and New York, where he was heavily involved in a wide variety of acquisition, buyout, and restructuring transactions.
During his U.S. banking career, Pimley was also chairman of RMA’s Professional Development Council and member of the board of this risk management trade association. He has also contributed articles periodically to The RMA Journal.
Pimley began his career at Norton Rose, a leading London law firm, where he worked as an attorney specializing in corporate finance.
Pimley received a BA and an LLM from Cambridge.