Eugene Ludwig

Chairman Gene, the founder and chief executive officer of Promontory Financial Group, is a trusted adviser to many of the world's leading financial companies. He is widely recognized as a farsighted thinker on the most pressing issues confronting financial services. Read More

Gene, the founder and chief executive officer of Promontory Financial Group, is a trusted adviser to many of the world's leading financial companies. He is widely recognized as a farsighted thinker on the most pressing issues confronting financial services. Before founding Promontory, Gene served under President Clinton as U.S. comptroller of the currency, the head of the federal agency responsible for supervising the preponderance of U.S. banking assets. He went on to become vice chairman and senior control officer of Bankers Trust/Deutsche Bank.
Gene is a business leader and expert on banking regulation, risk management, and fiscal policy who founded Promontory in 2001.
As a former federal regulator and banker, Gene is thoroughly attuned to the issues involved in revamping the regulatory framework to withstand future shocks. Under his leadership, Promontory has become synonymous with excellence in compliance and risk management, and is renowned for its ability to help financial companies resolve their most pressing challenges.

Before founding Promontory, Gene was vice chairman and senior control officer of Bankers Trust New York Corp. He was instrumental in steering the firm through its landmark merger with Deutsche Bank.

As U.S. comptroller of the currency from 1993 to 1998, Gene served as the Clinton administration’s point person on the policy response to the credit crunch of the early 1990s. He fashioned an 11-point plan that was instrumental in ending the credit crunch and helping banks begin to lend again and fulfill their role of supporting the economy. As comptroller, he was known as a pragmatist who greatly enhanced the ability of financial institutions to compete even as he refocused the industry on meeting its obligations under the Community Reinvestment Act. Under his purview, lending to low and moderate income Americans increased tenfold, as did national bank investments in community development corporations. He brought 27 fair-lending cases, resulting in tens of millions of dollars in fines against violators.

While he was comptroller, Gene served as chairman of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council, a member of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, a director of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and chairman of the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation.

Before becoming comptroller, Gene was a partner in the law firm of Covington & Burling, specializing in banking law. He has written numerous articles on banking and finance for scholarly journals and publications and has been a guest lecturer at Yale and Harvard law schools and Georgetown University’s International Law Institute. He has also lectured at the Yale Business School and Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.

In addition to his role at Promontory Financial Group, Gene is chairman and co-founder of Promontory Interfinancial Network and managing principal of CapGen Financial, a private equity firm.

As CEO of Promontory, Gene was writing and speaking regularly about the breakdown of credit discipline and emerging problems with mortgage lending for more than two years before the extent of the troubles became widely acknowledged in 2008. Notably, he co-authored (with Paul Volcker and Nicholas Brady) a watershed Wall Street Journal op-ed in September 2008 that fundamentally altered the tone of the debate over what was then called “the subprime crisis.” The article helped to rally bipartisan support for decisive governmental action to deal with what was still an unfolding financial crisis.

The force of Gene’s ideas has been underscored repeatedly by editorial page writers and columnists for the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and Barron’s, among other prominent publications. He is sought after by the media as an interpreter of news events and has been quoted by virtually every major news organization, including the BBC, CNBC, PBS, the New York Times, and the Financial Times. He is also a closely watched columnist for the American Banker newspaper. He had the honor of delivering the William Taylor Memorial Lecture before the International Conference of Banking Supervisors.

Gene was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in York, Pennsylvania. He graduated magna cum laude from Haverford College and received a scholarship to Oxford University, where he earned a Master of Arts degree as a Keasbey Fellow. He holds a Juris Doctor from Yale University, where he was editor of the Yale Law Journal and chairman of Yale Legislative Services.
M.A., Oxford University
J.D., Yale University
B.A., Haverford College

Jeffrey Goldstein

Jeffrey is currently the Chief Executive Officer of SpringHarbor Financial Group. Jeffrey was previously a Managing Director at Hellman & Friedman from 2004 to 2009 and rejoined Hellman & Friedman in 2011 after serving for two years as Under Secretary of the Treasury for Domestic Finance and Counselor to the Secretary of the Treasury. Read More

Jeffrey is currently the Chief Executive Officer of SpringHarbor Financial Group. Jeffrey was previously a Managing Director at Hellman & Friedman from 2004 to 2009 and rejoined Hellman & Friedman in 2011 after serving for two years as Under Secretary of the Treasury for Domestic Finance and Counselor to the Secretary of the Treasury. ln that role, he advised the Secretary on policy issues related to the U.S. banking and financial systems, regulatory reform, financial stability, U.S. housing finance, management of the U.S. Government portfolio of investments in financial institutions and auto companies and related economic and financial matters. Prior to Hellman & Friedman, Jeffrey served as Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of the World Bank. Prior to his tenure at the World Bank, Jeffrey was Co-Chairman of BT Wolfensohn and a member of the Bankers Trust Company Management Committee. He held senior management positions and worked with BT Wolfensohn and related companies for more than 15 years. Earlier in his career, Jeffrey taught economics at Princeton University and worked at the Brookings institution.

Jonathan “Jon” Beyman

Jonathan “Jon” Beyman retired in 2014 as Managing Director, and Global Head of Operations and Technology of Citibank’s Institutional Client Group, a position he held since joining the Bank in 2008. ln that capacity, he managed and was accountable for the settlement, processing, control and regulatory compliance of $5 Trillion of daily transactions in the Read More

Jonathan "Jon" Beyman retired in 2014 as Managing Director, and Global Head of Operations and Technology of Citibank's Institutional Client Group, a position he held since joining the Bank in 2008. ln that capacity, he managed and was accountable for the settlement, processing, control and regulatory compliance of $5 Trillion of daily transactions in the 100 countries where Citi does business. ln addition, Jon was responsible for the development of software applications that supported the Bank's market making and trading businesses, back office securities settlement, global payment networks, custody networks, portfolio management, risk management and financial management systems. Jon also chaired Citi's Chief information Officer
Council, a consolidated governance and decision making body which set unified policies and standards across the bank.

After receiving a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Connecticut, Jon started his career with Arthur Young & Company as an auditor, and is a Certified Public Accountant. He joined Chemical Bank's Operations Division after earning an MBA at Cornell, and has performed a variety of senior management roles in financial services technology and operations over his 38 year career. Previously, Jon served as the Chief Information Officer and Global Head of Operations and Technology at Lehman Brothers. He was also the Global Head of Investment Bank Operations at Credit Suisse, and in a stint outside of Wall St., Jon was Chief information Officer of Cendant Corporation, and Chief Operating Officer of Cendant's diversified lnternet-based businesses.

Charles “Ed” Haldeman

Charles E. Haldeman, Jr. is the Non-Executive Chairman of S&P Global, the new name of McGraw Hill Financial that was approved by shareholders of the Company on April 27,2016. S&P Global is a leader in credit ratings, benchmarks and analytics for the global capital and commodity markets. Mr. Haldeman, has been the Non-Executive Chairman of Read More

Charles E. Haldeman, Jr. is the Non-Executive Chairman of S&P Global, the new name of McGraw Hill Financial that was approved by shareholders of the Company on April 27,2016. S&P Global is a leader in credit ratings, benchmarks and analytics for the global capital and commodity markets. Mr. Haldeman, has been the Non-Executive Chairman of the Company since April 2015. He is also the Non-Executive Chairman of KCG Holdings, lnc,, an independent securities firm focused on market making and electronic trading, since November 2013, and is on the Board of DST Systems, f nc,, which provides technology-based information processing and servicing solutions to the financial services and healthcare industries, since November 2014. He is the former CEO of Freddie Mac, the publicly traded mortgage company. He joined Freddie Mac in 2009 and stepped down as Chief Executive in 2012. Before joining Freddie Mac, he was Chairman of Putnam lnvestment Management, LLC and served as President and CEO of Putnam lnvestments from 2003 through 2008. Prior to his tenure at Putnam, Ed was Chairman and CEO of Delaware lnvestments and earlier served as President and Chief Operating Officer of United Asset Management Corporation.

Mr. Haldeman holds a Chartered FinancialAnalyst (CFA) designation. He was Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Dartmouth College from 2007 through 2010, and served as a Trustee from 2004 through 2012.

Eugene “Gene” McQuade

Gene McQuade is currently an Advisory Board member of Promontory Financial Group. Prior to that role, Mr. McQuade served as vice chairman at Citigroup, from which he retired in May 2015 after leading the company’s successful effort to meet regulatory expectations under the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review administered by the Federal Reserve. He joined Read More

Gene McQuade is currently an Advisory Board member of Promontory Financial Group. Prior to that role, Mr. McQuade served as vice chairman at Citigroup, from which he retired in May 2015 after leading the company's successful effort to meet regulatory expectations under the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review administered by the Federal Reserve. He joined Citigroup in 2009 as chief executive officer of Citibank, where he oversaw all of U.S. banking operations and was responsible for governance of the bank around the globe. He also formerly oversaw Citigroup's audit and compliance functions. Mr. McQuade remains a member of the boards of directors of both Citigroup and Citibank.

Prior to Citibank, Mr. McQuade was president of U.S. banks at Merrill Lynch Bank USA. He was previously president and chief operating officer at Freddie Mac, where he oversaw its remediation of financial reporting after accounting problems required the enterprise to restate its financial results. Prior to Freddie Mac, he was president of Bank of America following its acquisition of FleetBoston Financial Corp, During his banking career at FleetBoston, Mr. McQuade held various senior positions, serving as president and chief operating officer, and chief financial officer.

Dr. Michael Moskow

Dr. Michael H. Moskow is the vice chairman and senior fellow on the global economy at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. From 1994 to 2007, he served as president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. In that capacity, he was a member of the Federal Open Market Committee. From Read More

Dr. Michael H. Moskow is the vice chairman and senior fellow on the global economy at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. From 1994 to 2007, he served as president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. In that capacity, he was a member of the Federal Open Market Committee.

From 1969 to 1977, Dr. Moskow held a number of senior positions with the U.S. government, including undersecretary at the U.S. Department of Labor, director of the Council on Wage and Price Stability, assistant secretary for policy development and research at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and senior staff economist with the Council of Economic Advisers.

In 1977, he joined the private sector at Esmark Inc. in Chicago and later held senior management positions at Northwest Industries, Dart and Kraft Inc., and Premark International Inc. In 1991, President George H. W. Bush appointed him deputy United States trade representative, with the rank of ambassador. He was responsible for trade negotiations with Japan, China, and Southeast Asian countries. Dr. Moskow returned to academia in 1993, joining the faculty of the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, where he was clinical professor of strategy and international management at the time of his appointment as president of the Chicago Reserve Bank.

Since leaving his position at the Federal Reserve, he has served on the boards of Discover Financial Services, Northern Funds, Taylor Capital Group, Commonwealth Edison, and Diamond Management & Technology Consultants (which merged with PricewaterhouseCoopers in November 2010).

Dr. Moskow is chairman of the Japan America Society of Chicago and former chairman of the Economic Club of Chicago. He also serves as a director of the National Futures Association and World Business Chicago. He is a board member and former chairman of the National Bureau of Economic Research, a member of the Commercial Club of Chicago, and a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration. In addition to being an emeritus trustee of Lafayette College, he is a member of the dean’s advisory board at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

Dr. Moskow received a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Lafayette College in Easton, Penn., and a Doctor of Philosophy in business and applied economics from the University of Pennsylvania. He has received honorary doctoral degrees from DePaul University, Dominican University, Lafayette College, and Lewis University.

Morris Offit

Morris Offit is currently an Advisory Board member of Promontory Financial Group. Mr. Offit began his career in 1960 at Mercantile Safe Deposit and Trust Company in Baltimore in investment research. He joined Salomon Brothers in 1969, and in his 10 years there he established the stock research department and subsequently held responsibility for fixed-income Read More

Morris Offit is currently an Advisory Board member of Promontory Financial Group. Mr. Offit began his career in 1960 at Mercantile Safe Deposit and Trust Company in Baltimore in investment research. He joined Salomon Brothers in 1969, and in his 10 years there he established the stock research department and subsequently held responsibility for fixed-income and equity sales.

Mr. Offit earned a Bachelor of Arts from the Johns Hopkins University and a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He was the recípient of an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters from the Johns Hopkins University in 1996. ln 1983, he served as adjunct professor of finance at the Columbia Graduate School of Business, lecturing on the secondary capital markets.

His primary affiliations include serving as a trustee of the Johns Hopkins University (he was chairman of the board from 1990 to 1996); trustee of the Jewish Museum (he was chairman of the board from 1987 to 1991); and trustee of the New York Historical Society. Mr. Offit also completed a three-year term as president of UJA-Federation of New York in 2007 and is chairman emeritus. From May 2005 to May 2013, Mr. Offit served as a director of American lnternational Group lnc. and was chairman of the finance and risk management committee.

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