Ms. Almy joined the Company in February 2019 as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating and Platform Officer of the Company and the Bank. Ms. Almy has over 35 years of experience in roles spanning across retail trading, client relationship management, sales, operations and technology. Prior to joining the Company, from January 2014 to July 2018, Ms. Almy was a Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Santander Securities LLC USA, where she led the operations, information technology, project management, vendor management and business continuity planning functions; managed wealth management for the investments division; built middle office call centers; and conceptualized and implemented Salesforce applications for the various business lines within the organization. She also served on various committees at Santander Securities, including as a voting member of the Executive Committee, the elected chair of the Risk Committee (2014 to 2016) and a voting member of the New Product Committee.
From April 2009 to October 2013, Ms. Almy held the positions of Director, and subsequently Managing Director, at Credit Suisse - Private Banking Americas. During her tenure there, she oversaw operations and technology, and led the organization's expansion into Chile, as well as its efforts to build out operations and technology solutions to meet needs of The Americas client marketplace.
Prior to Credit Suisse, Ms. Almy served in numerous leadership roles at Fidelity Investments, Barber & Bronson, Bear Stearns & Co. Inc., Dean Whitter / Morgan Stanley, among others, managing operations platforms delivered through technology.