Aaron M. Bates, BA ’98

Board of Advisors Aaron Bates
Vice President, AllianceBernstein Global Wealth Management 

Joined Fall 2017

Aaron M. Bates is Vice President at AllianceBernstein Global Wealth Management. From 2005 to 2009, he worked in London on the launch of the firm’s global Private Client practice in Europe; he was appointed a principal in 2008. Prior to that, Bates was based in New York, where he oversaw the Northeast US Private Client Services Group and served as an analyst in the Private Client Executive Group, reporting on trends in the international high ­net ­worth marketplace to aid in the strategic development of the firm’s practice. He previously served in the Executive Office of the President of the United States, Office of the US Trade Representative. He has twice been selected to represent the US at the German Marshall Fund’s Conference on Transatlantic Relations. Bates holds a BA in international affairs from George Washington University. In 2007, Dow Jones named him one of the Top 40 Under 40 in Europe. Bates is Chairman of the Board of Debate Mate USA and serves on the Board of Overseers for WGBH Boston.