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Keynote Session: TBD

Session Participants:

  • Chris Ward

About the Speaker:

Chris Ward is the Head of Wholesale Payments for Truist Financial Corporation and joined the company in August 2022. He oversees the Treasury, Liquidity, Merchant and Commercial Card businesses. Ward has an extensive background managing wholesale payments businesses and is highly regarded in the industry for his thought leadership. 

Ward joined Truist from PNC where he most recently served as head of data, digital and innovation for treasury management. In this role, he was responsible for the innovation of PNC’s treasury management solutions, including digital channels across the wholesale banking business. Previously, he managed product and operations for treasury management and was influential in driving PNC’s product strategy and investments.

Prior to joining PNC, Ward held leadership positions at Capital One, including head of product management innovation and integration for the treasury management business. He led strategy, product development and commercialization initiatives to drive revenue growth, ensure customer retention and enhance customer satisfaction. He also spent 11 years at Wells Fargo in various roles where he directed international strategy, payables and receivables, product design and delivery, and technology strategy.

Ward currently serves on the TCH PayCo Board of Directors and Executive Committee.

Ward earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting and computer information systems from Robert Morris University.

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