Thasunda Duckett Named One of the Most Powerful Women in Banking

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Thasunda Duckett, CEO of Chase Consumer Banking at JPMorgan Chase, was recently named number 10 on the list of the Most Powerful Women in Banking.

Currently, she is involved in the company’s retail expansion, which includes opening more than 400 new branches in major cities along the East Coast and the mid-Atlantic region, American Banker reports. The first new branch is in Washington, D.C.

The article goes on to note that Duckett played a key role in the Washington announcement. “Most notably, she led a roundtable discussion with local nonprofit leaders, during which she encouraged them to share ideas about how the new branches could best serve the community,” Kristin Broughton writes.

A 2016 Network Journal “25 Influential Black Women in Business” honoree, launched JPMorgan’s first-ever National Savings Week, and recently created a new division focused on developing innovative products and services to help customers maintain their finances.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and marketing from the University of Houston and earned an MBA from Baylor University.