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 since the fall of 2019. He spent the first thirty-two years of his career at Goldman Sachs. He joined the firm in 1987 following his graduation from the University of Chicago with his MBA. He has held a number of positions over the years and as been 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 human resources 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.