National Advisory Council

Bruce M. Larson

Bruce M. Larson

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Member Since: 2011


Gayle T. Larson

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Job Title: Managing Director and Chief Human Resource Officer
Company: The Carlyle Group
Location: District of Columbia, United States


  • mergers and acquisitions
  • investment banking


Bruce Larson is a managing director and the chief human resource officer for The Carlyle Group. Formerly, he spent his entire career at Goldman Sachs, joining in 1987 following his graduation from the University of Chicago with an MBA. He held a number of positions over the years and was a managing director since 1996. Bruce has worked as an M&A advisor in New York, Tokyo, and Hong Kong. In addition, he has been global head of human resources for Goldman and head of HR for the investment banking and merchant banking divisions, as well as chief of staff to the CFO of the firm. Bruce and Gayle have five children.