Scott Powell is the Chief Executive Officer of Santander US. He is responsible for the overall U.S. strategy, oversees U.S. and Puerto Rico business units and is responsible for enterprise-wide risk management, capital planning and regulatory compliance. Scott joined Santander in March of 2015 and brings extensive experience in retail banking, risk management and consumer and auto lending.
Previously, he has held a variety of senior positions at JP 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 the non-profit board for the Phipps Houses.