Chief Executive Officer, Wealth Management
Catherine Keating is the Chief Executive Officer of BNY Mellon Wealth Management and a member of the BNY Mellon Executive Committee, the company’s most senior leadership group. For over two centuries, BNY Mellon has served wealthy families around the world, their businesses and family offices, and endowments and foundations. It was recognized as the Best Private Bank for Customer Service in the United States by Financial Times publications Professional Wealth Management and The Banker in 2017.
Prior to joining BNY Mellon, Catherine was the Chief Executive Officer of Commonfund. Before Commonfund, Catherine held a variety of senior positions at J.P. Morgan over two decades, including Head of Investment Management Americas and CEO of the U.S. Private Bank, as well as being a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.
Catherine is a frequent speaker on wealth and investment topics. She has been featured in interviews appearing in The Wall Street Journal, Barron′s, The Financial Times, Businessweek and Institutional Investor, among others. Catherine has also appeared on CNBC, Fox and Bloomberg TV. She has been named one of the Most Powerful Women in Finance and one of the Most Powerful Women in Banking by American Banker. Catherine is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and The Economic Club of New York. She also serves on the boards of the University of Virginia Law School Foundation and the Inner-City Scholarship Fund. She previously served for eleven years on the board of Villanova University, including two years as Chair. She earned a J.D. from the University of Virginia and a B.A. from Villanova University.