- "Making Sense of the War: The Role of the Media"
- Friday, October 28
- Vietnam Veteran
- Former Vice Chairman of Public Markets, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Paul Critchlow retired last year after a 30-year career at Bank of America Merrill Lynch as long-time head of communications and public affairs and then as the global bank’s senior banker with governors, mayors and treasurers around the United States.
Previously, he served as press secretary to Pennsylvania Governor Dick Thornburgh and before that as chief political writer for The Philadelphia Inquirer. He has extensive experience in crisis management and maintains a consulting practice.
From 1968-70, Critchlow served with the infantry and artillery in the U.S. Army, receiving a Bronze Star (with “V”) and a Purple Heart during a combat tour in Vietnam.
He is a 1971 graduate of UNO and a 1972 graduate of the Graduate School of Communications at Columbia University. He lives in New York.