Discover announced today that senior banking executive James J.
Roszkowski has been named president of Discover Bank, bringing more than
30 years of experience in consumer banking, financial services, payments
and economic development to the company’s management team.
James J. Roszkowski (Photo: Business Wire)
A Delaware resident, Roszkowski is responsible for all aspects of the
bank’s Delaware banking activities and serves as a liaison to the
greater Delaware business community. In a senior leadership capacity, he
directs all operations of the bank’s Greenwood Branch and drives the
bank’s Community Reinvestment Act strategy. He also manages the bank’s
diverse CRA portfolio and will lead efforts to help meet the borrowing
needs of low- to moderate-income families in the Delaware region.
Additionally, Roszkowski has responsibility for managing consumer
banking affinity relationships. He is a member of the Discover Bank
board of directors and reports to Carlos Minetti, president of consumer
banking and operations at Discover.
“Jim’s remarkable leadership in consumer banking, marketing, community
relations and global payments adds a deep dimension of experience to our
team,” Minetti said. “We are thrilled to have him with us as we continue
to grow and develop innovative ways to serve our customers.”
In his most recent role, Roszkowski was a senior executive vice
president and a member of the Senior Operating Management Committee of
MBNA America, where he worked since 1989.
“Discover Bank has built an impressive reputation of exceptional
customer service and paved the way to a convenient online banking
experience,” said Roszkowski, who joined the company in November.
“Discover offers a comprehensive suite of banking services that continue
to meet the changing needs of consumers.”
Roszkowski also has served as CEO of Patria Services, a technology-based
trigger marketing company, and in various senior-level corporate
positions at VISA International and Chase Manhattan Bank. He was a
senior advisor on economic development for former Delaware Gov. Ruth Ann
Minner and will continue to be a Board Member-Chairman of the Public
Policy and Governance Committee for First State Innovations, a privately
led business initiative to increase Delaware’s entrepreneurial capacity.
He has a bachelor’s degree in economics and business management from the
Peter J. Tobin College of Business at Saint John's University.
Discover Bank is FDIC-insured and chartered under the laws of the State
of Delaware. The bank maintains a branch in Greenwood, with deposit,
finance and credit card operations in New Castle.
Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS) is a direct banking and payment
services company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S.
financial services. Since its inception in 1986, the company has become
one of the largest card issuers in the United States. The company
operates the Discover
card, America's cash rewards pioneer, and offers home loans, private
student loans, personal loans, online savings accounts, certificates of
deposit and money market accounts through its direct
banking business. Its payment
businesses consist of Discover
Network, with millions of merchant and cash access locations; PULSE,
one of the nation's leading ATM/debit networks; and Diners
Club International, a global payments network with acceptance in
more than 185 countries and territories. For more information, visit www.discoverfinancial.com.
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