LAKE FOREST, IL – Carlos Minetti, President of Consumer Banking at Discover Financial Services, will be joining the Board of Directors of Trustmark Mutual Holding Company (Trustmark) in December. The announcement was made by Trustmark Chairman David Weick.
“We are extremely pleased to add someone of Carlos’ experience and expertise to Trustmark's Board of Directors,” said Weick. “He has 30 years of proven leadership experience at Discover Financial Services and American Express launching and building new lines of business, creating differentiated customer experiences and analyzing and managing risk. He has a unique mix of operational expertise and business strategy development acumen that will make him a valuable addition to Trustmark’s board.”
In addition to his responsibilities as President of Consumer Banking at Discover, Mr. Minetti is a member of the Discover Financial Services Executive Committee and serves on the Board of Directors of Discover Bank and the Bank of New Castle in Delaware. In his current role, Mr. Minetti led Discover’s entry into direct banking by launching the Personal Loans, Student Loans, Home Loans and Deposits businesses, beginning in 2007. Prior leadership roles at Discover include Executive Vice President of Cardmember Services and Chief Risk Officer. Prior to joining Discover, Mr. Minetti was Senior Vice President, Card Operations, at American Express Company. In this role, he helped establish American Express as an industry leader in customer service.
Mr. Minetti is involved in a variety of non-for-profit activities primarily focused on education and business ethics. He serves as Chairman of the Board for the Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois, Director of the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, and Director of the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Foundation Board.
Mr. Minetti holds an Industrial Engineering degree from Texas A&M University and an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.
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