Chief Executive Officer of Santander US
Scott Powell is the Chief Executive Officer of Santander US and Santander Bank. He is responsible for overall U.S. strategy and management, overseeing Santander's U.S. and Puerto Rico business units, as well as strategy and performance of Santander Bank.
Scott joined Santander in March of 2015 after more than two decades working in retail banking, risk management and consumer and auto lending.
Prior to joining Santander, he held a variety of senior positions at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., including Head of Banking and Consumer Lending Operations, CEO of Consumer Banking and Retail Investments, Head of Consumer Lending, as well as Chief Risk Officer, Consumer. He also spent 14 years at Citi in a variety of risk management roles. Most recently, Scott was Executive Chairman of National Flood Services Inc.
Scott holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Minnesota and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Maryland. He currently serves on non-profit boards for both the Phipps Houses and The End Fund in New York City.