Tom Carter has served as President and Chief Operating Officer since October 2020. He joined Nexstar in the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in August of 2009. Mr. Carter has responsibility for all internal and external financial reporting, oversight of internal audit, compliance and controls, investor relations, treasury functions, and assisting in strategic planning, business development, mergers and acquisitions.
Prior to joining Nexstar, Mr. Carter served as Managing Director, Media Telecom Corporate Investment Banking at Banc of America Securities, which he joined in 1985. In this position, he acted as the senior banker responsible for delivering bank products and services including M&A, private and public equity, high-yield debt, fixed income derivatives, syndicated financial products and treasury management for selected clients across the broadcasting, cable, publishing and media industries, including Nexstar Media Inc. Mr. Carter began his banking career in 1980, serving for five years in various roles in Corporate and International Banking at a predecessor to JPMorgan Chase.
Mr. Carter earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University in 1980 and is an active member of his community.