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Trustees Success Story

Alumni Success Story

Banking On It

BA, 1986

Home Country: Switzerland


Teymour Kooros works as First Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager, Government & Institutional Banking at HSBC Bank USA. Kooros is responsible for managing HSBC's Government & Institutional Banking (GIB) relationships with foreign governments in Africa, the Middle East and Turkey and their representative missions in Washington, D.C., New York and California, while overseeing the expansion of GIB in North America.

Kooros has twenty years of experience in the U.S. banking industry. His roles have covered personal banking, commercial banking, international institutional relationship management and risk management. His previous role was Relationship Manager for Wachovia Bank's Global Government Banking, focused on the Middle East and Africa.

During his time at American University, Kooros served on the Dean Search Committee representing the School of International Service (SIS) undergraduate student body, and the committee selected the current Dean of SIS, Louis Goodman. Kooros is an active member of the SIS Alumni Association, and he has continued his involvement with the SIS community by donating his time mentoring students and contributing to the school.