Brian Lamb is a Managing Director and Segment Head for Middle Market Banking & Specialized Industries (MMBSI) covering the Northeast (Delaware, New England, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania) for JPMorgan Chase Commercial Banking. He is responsible for leading the region’s commercial banking teams who deliver the firm’s global capabilities to local clients – including credit and financing, digital payments, treasury services and international banking – and growing the MMBSI business.
Starting May 1, 2022, Brian has assumed this role, leading a key region for a critical part of the MMBSI business and bringing his passion and talent to another leadership position at the firm.
Previously serving for two years as the firm’s global head of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, he collaborated across lines of business to build a world-class, business-led DEI organization at JPMorgan Chase. He also has been instrumental in propelling the firm’s $30 billion commitment to racial equity, including work related to our Global Supplier Diversity Strategy and establishing the new DEI Centers of Excellence.
Brian brings extensive business experience gained during 13-years with Fifth Third Bank — including national roles leading Wealth & Asset Management, Retail Banking and Securities, Middle Market and Business Banking. He was also responsible for the comprehensive strategic framework of the Bank’s civic commitments, including Corporate Communications, Ethics, and Diversity & Corporate Social Responsibility.
Brian serves as Chair of the Florida State University System Board of Governors and after serving as a Board Trustee, is now Chair of the National Urban League’s Audit Committee.
Notably, Business Insider named him as a DEI Trailblazer in 2021. He’s also been recognized as a 2020 Person of Vision by Preserve Vision Florida, a 2019 Man of Honor in Cincinnati, Savoy Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America in 2018, and he was named to the Tampa Bay Business Hall of Fame in 2016.
Brian holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting, an MBA from the University of South Florida and is also a graduate of the Stonier Graduate Banking School at the University of Pennsylvania.
He lives in New York with his wife Paulette and three children.