COLUMBUS, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 12, 2016--
U.S. Bank has named veteran banker Steven Bennett as its Columbus market
president. Bennett will lead the market in company-wide efforts and
activities, and will direct commercial banking in the greater Columbus
“I am pleased to welcome Steve to this role,” said Alan Zang, regional
president, Northeast and Central Ohio, U.S. Bank. “I’m confident that
with his experience, he is well positioned to help bring U.S. Bank’s
products and services to even more clients in the Columbus area and to
expand our role in the community.”
Bennett has over 24 years of banking experience in Ohio and joins U.S.
Bank from BBVA Compass, where he most recently served as market
president responsible for strategy of middle market, large corporate and
healthcare relationships in Ohio and several other states. Previous to
this he spent 16 years at Huntington Bank with responsibilities that
included commercial relationship manager, business banking team leader,
treasury management team leader and government banking director.
Bennett currently serves as a board member of the Buckeye Ranch and is a
member of the national and Central Ohio Association for Financial
Professionals. Bennett earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from
Indiana University. He is also a Certified Treasury Professional. He and
his wife and children live in the Columbus area.
U.S. Bank employs more than 380 people in Columbus and has over 46
branches in the market. In 2015, U.S. Bank made $3.2 million in
foundation grants and corporate contributions to nonprofit partners in
the greater Columbus area.
About U.S. Bank
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB) with $429 billion in assets as of March 31,
2016, is the parent company of U.S. Bank National Association, the fifth
largest commercial bank in the United States. The company operates 3,129
banking offices in 25 states and 4,954 ATMs and provides a comprehensive
line of banking, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services
products to consumers, businesses and institutions. Visit U.S. Bancorp
on the web at www.usbank.com.
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