Women in Banking

Calls to cease non-coronavirus rulemaking grow louder

03/31/20

The ICBA chief’s plea for a six-month halt to regulations not related to the pandemic followed similar calls by community groups and a key Senate Democrat.

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Where Luvleen Sidhu is taking BankMobile now that she’s in charge

03/19/20

BankMobile became profitable thanks to its high-volume, low-cost acquisition of student customers. The new CEO's challenge will be holding on to them after they graduate.

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Wells Fargo hires TD's Ellen Patterson as general counsel

03/13/20

TD Bank Group's top lawyer will succeed Allen Parker at scandal-plagued Wells Fargo later this month.

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SoFi hires exec from Amazon to lead deposit, card businesses

03/12/20

The addition of Maria Renz shows how much emphasis the San Francisco fintech is putting on operations and customer experience.

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'Crossover hiring' can address the gender gap in fintech

03/12/20

As the fintech industry looks for ways to bring on more women, crossover hiring — recruiting from traditional financial services firms to fintechs — has emerged as an effective strategy, Donna Parisi of Shearman & Sterling and Michelle Tran of NYC Fintech Women write.

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Dimon’s emergency surgery puts spotlight on JPMorgan’s bench

03/06/20

Potential replacements for the bank's longtime CEO include consumer banking chief Gordon Smith, investment banking head Daniel Pinto, Chief Financial Officer Jennifer Piepszak and consumer lending CEO Marianne Lake.

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Challenges to banks’ use of arbitration a sign of gender fights to come

03/02/20

Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase recently avoided shareholder votes tied to their use of arbitration clauses in sexual harassment cases. But socially conscious investors say the issue is likely to flare up again elsewhere and that banks would do well to address a wide range of gender equity matters head on.

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Mastercard discloses pay gap: Women make 92.2% of men's salary

03/02/20

Mastercard disclosed its gender pay gap for the first time on Monday, saying that its female employees worldwide make 7.8% less than the men. The company said it is working toward parity.

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Key Republicans still undecided on Shelton's Fed nomination

02/25/20

Three key Republicans on the Senate Banking Committee said Monday that they remain undecided on President Donald Trump's nomination of Judy Shelton to the Federal Reserve Board.

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Trump to name former HUD official as FHA commissioner

02/20/20

Dana Wade would succeed Brian Montgomery, the acting deputy secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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