Frederick O. Terrell 

Frederick O. Terrell

April 15, 2020

  • Expertise in banking, finance and corporate strategy
  • Leadership in the business of a large global financial institution
  • Experience in advising on corporate strategy and complex transactions
  • Audit Committee (Chair)
  • Human Resources and Compensation Committee
  • ViacomCBS Inc.

Mr. Terrell is a Senior Advisor with Centerbridge Partners, L.P., a multi-strategy private investment management firm. Mr. Terrell is a former Executive Vice Chairman of Investment Banking and Capital Markets at Credit Suisse, the global investment bank, where he later served as Senior Advisor, from January 2018 to November 2018. From June 2010 to December 2017, Mr. Terrell served as Vice Chairman of Investment Banking and Capital Markets at Credit Suisse. In this capacity he was responsible for the Bank’s global relationships with some of its largest clients. Mr. Terrell was a member of Credit Suisse’s Investment Banking Committee, its Managing Director Promotion Committee and the Board of Trustees of the Credit Suisse Americas Foundation. He began his career as an Associate with The First Boston Corporation in 1983. From 1997 to 2008, he was Founder and Managing Partner of Provender Capital Group, LLC, which made private equity investments in emerging growth-oriented companies.


In addition to the public company board service noted above, Mr. Terrell is a member of the Investment Committee of the Rockefeller Foundation. He is a former member of the Board of Directors of the New York Life Insurance Company, Wellchoice, Inc. (formerly Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield) and Carver Bancorp Inc., where he served as Chairman of the Board.


He currently is a member of the Board of Directors of Mobility Capital Finance Inc., the Partnership Fund for New York City, Planet Word Museum, and a member of the Economic Club of New York and the Council on Foreign Relations. He is a former member of the University Council of Yale University and Board of Advisors for the Yale School of Management and Chairman of the Board of the Coro Foundation, New York Leadership Center. Mr. Terrell earned his BA degree from La Verne College, an MA degree from Occidental College and his MBA from the Yale School of Management. Mr. Terrell is a former Coro Foundation Fellow.