George Walker is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Neuberger Berman, a 75-year-old private, independent employee-owned investment manager. The firm manages $250 billion of equities, fixed income, private equity and hedge fund portfolios for global institutions, advisors and individuals. Prior to Neuberger Berman re-emerging as an independent firm in 2009, Mr. Walker was Global Head of the Investment Management Division at Neuberger Berman’s former corporate parent, Lehman Brothers. Previously, he spent 14 years at Goldman Sachs where he was a partner and a member of the firm’s Partnership Committee. Mr. Walker’s additional Board Service includes: Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Local Initiatives Support Corporation, Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) and the Partnership for New York City.