Fluent Leader Profile: Rich Hille—From the Baseball Fields to the Corporate Boardroom: Leading a Winning Team

As a pitcher I knew the importance of the other eight players on the field. If our defense did not make the plays or if our offense came up flat, no matter how good a job I did pitching that day, our chances of winning were slim. In the sport of baseball, teams win or lose, not individuals. It’s the same in this career; I’m only as good as the people around me. My personal goal is secondary to the team goals. When everyone wins is when I feel truly successful.

—RICH HILLE, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, GLOBAL HEAD OF COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS, BANK OF AMERICA

Long before he entered the world of corporate finance, Rich Hille was a team player—literally. ...

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