Financial Services >> CEO Interviews >> January 21, 2002

Timothy Vaill – Boston Private Financial Holdings Inc (bpfh)

Timothy L. Vaill is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc., and Chief Executive Officer of its banking subsidiary, Boston Private Bank & Trust Company, where he has been since January 1, 1993. He is also a Director of Westfield Capital Management Company, an investment management subsidiary, and of RINET Company, a financial planning subsidiary. He holds similar titles at Boston Private's other investment management subsidiaries, Sand Hill Advisors, Inc., in Menlo Park, California, and Boston Private Value Investors, Inc. Prior to joining BPFH, Mr. Vaill was President of Boston Safe Deposit and Trust Company and a director of its parent, The Boston Company. He was with The Boston Company in various executive capacities for 18 years, and among other assignments, directed all of its international activities. Mr. Vaill left that company prior to its merger with Mellon Bank, and in 1991-1992, he created a new wealth management business for Fidelity Investments. Mr. Vaill holds a BS in Mathematics from Tufts University and an MBA from Harvard University. Profile
TWST: Can we start out with a history and overview of Boston Private

Financial Holdings, Inc.?

Mr. Vaill: The company started in 1987 as a private bank in the City of

Boston, and a holding