James Patrick Gorman is a businessperson who has been the head of 5 different companies. Mr. Gorman is Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for Morgan Stanley and Chairman at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Holdings LLC (a subsidiary of Morgan Stanley). Mr. Gorman is also Member of The Financial Services Forum, Member- Overseers Board at Columbia Business School and Member of Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. and on the board of 5 other companies.
In the past Mr. Gorman was President for Federal Advisory Council, Senior Partner-Financial Institutions Practice at McKinsey & Co., Inc., Co-President at Global Wealth Management Group, Head-Global Private Client Business at Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc., Co-Chairman for The Partnership for New York City and Trustee at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
He received an MBA from Columbia University and an undergraduate degree and a graduate degree from the University of Melbourne.