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Brian Lamb

Brian Lamb serves as the Managing Director and Northeast Segment Head for Middle Market Banking & Specialized Industries (MMBSI) for JPMorgan Chase Commercial Banking. He is responsible for leading the region’s banking teams that support local companies’ financial needs, and for growing the MMBSI business. Prior to this role, he served as the Global Head of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion for the firm. Chair Lamb brings 14 years of extensive business experience from Fifth Third Bank where he led Wealth and Asset Management, Retail Banking and Securities, and Middle Market and Business Banking.

Chair Lamb received his bachelor’s degree and MBA from the University of South Florida. He is also a graduate of the Stonier Graduate Banking School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Chair Lamb was appointed to the Board of Governors in 2019. In November 2023, he was unanimously reelected as chairman for another two-year term, where he remains committed to elevating student success, faculty excellence, promoting good governance and maintaining Florida’s elite position at the top for public higher education.

Chair Lamb and his wife Paulette currently reside in New York with their three children. Chair Lamb’s family has served Florida for generations – his father was a school teacher and a member of the Tallahassee Community College Board of Trustees, and his mother worked for the Florida Department of Corrections.