U.S. Bank Names Elliot Jaffee Head of Commercial Banking
MINNEAPOLIS -- February 5, 2013
U.S. Bank announced today that Elliot Jaffee will lead its commercial banking
division, overseeing nearly 550 people in offices across 25 states. Jaffee
succeeds Kenneth Ladd, who retired at the end of 2012.
“Elliot is a dynamic leader and a great banker, who our middle market business
clients trust and respect,” said Dick Payne, U.S. Bancorp vice chairman and
head of wholesale banking, under which the commercial banking division falls.
“For the past several years, U.S. Bank has grown from being a very good
regional wholesale bank to a great national wholesale bank. As head of
commercial banking, Elliot will play an important role in helping us build on
our momentum in the $10 million to $500 million client segment.”
Jaffee joined U.S. Bank in 1995 and has more than 20 years of experience in
the financial services industry, most of which he spent at U.S. Bank. He has
held a number of roles within U.S. Bank corporate bank, stepping into the Twin
Cities market president role in 2006. Jaffee became a regional manager in 2010
and is currently responsible for commercial banking in the Twin Cities,
Seattle, Portland, Las Vegas, Phoenix and Salt Lake City.
In addition to his many contributions within U.S. Bank, Jaffee is a dedicated
member of the community, serving on the board of directors of the Minnesota
Chamber of Commerce and the Economic Club of Minnesota and is the current
board chair of the Minneapolis Downtown Council.
Jaffee received his bachelor's degree from Cornell University and his MBA from
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He began his career as a
corporate banking relationship manager at Bank of America.
Jaffee succeeds Kenneth Ladd, who retired following 30 years of service with
U.S. Bank. “I want to thank Ken for his many years of outstanding leadership
at U.S. Bank,” said Payne. “Ken is a great professional who has made a
remarkable contribution to our company, representing our very best as a
decorated veteran and a dedicated citizen of Las Vegas.”
About U.S. Bank
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), with $354 billion in assets as of December 31, 2012,
is the parent company of U.S. Bank, the 5th largest commercial bank in the
United States. The Company operates 3,084 banking offices in 25 states and
5,065 ATMs and provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance,
investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products to consumers,
businesses and institutions. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at usbank.com.
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