Kenneth A. Vecchione is President and Chief Executive Officer of Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE: WAL), one of the top-performing banking companies in the U.S. Mr. Vecchione previously served as the company’s President and Chief Operating Officer from 2010 to 2013 and has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2007.
From 2013 to 2017, Mr. Vecchione was President, Chief Executive Officer and Director at Encore Capital Group and served as Chairman of Cabot Credit Management, Encore Capital Group’s largest majority owned international subsidiary from 2014 to 2017. Throughout his more than 35-year career, Mr. Vecchione has held a number of senior positions at large financial services companies, including Chief Financial Officer at Apollo Global Management, LLC from 2007 to 2010. Between 1998 and 2006, Mr. Vecchione served in several positions at MBNA Corporation, including three years as Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to this, he served as Chief Financial Officer at AT&T Universal Card Services and Chief Financial Officer of Citigroup credit card services.
Providing valuable insight and guidance on the issues of corporate strategy and risk management and offering diverse relationships within the financial services community, Mr. Vecchione served on the Board of Directors for Encore Capital Group, International Securities Exchange, the Federal Home Loan Bank and Affinion Group.