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The Clearing House Executive Leadership

TCH's executive team brings deep expertise and many decades of experience to managing industrial strength payments systems, developing next generation payments technology, and engaging with the regulatory, legislative, legal, and law-enforcement communities to contribute to the rulemaking and standard-setting process affecting the country's largest commercial banks.

Our executive team works on behalf of our owner banks, 25 of the largest commercial banks with a U.S. presence, to meet their needs and those of their customers and engages with the CEOs and senior bank executives that comprise our boards and committees to help promote a vibrant, stable, and efficient banking system.

Executive Management

James D. Aramanda

President and Chief Executive Officer

Greg Baer

President of the Association and Executive Vice President and General Counsel of the Payments Company

Lee Alexander

Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer

David Cadman

Executive Vice President and Chief Auditor

Bill Sweeney

Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer

Russ Waterhouse

Executive Vice President, Product Development and Strategy

Association Executives

Greg Baer

President of the Association and Executive Vice President and General Counsel of the Payments Company

Dan McCardell

Executive Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer

Bill Nelson

Executive Managing Director, Chief Economist, and Head of Research

Jeremy Newell

Executive Managing Director, Head of Regulatory Affairs and General Counsel

David Wagner

Executive Managing Director, Head of Finance, Risk and Audit Affairs and Senior Associate General Counsel

John Court

Managing Director and Deputy General Counsel

Mike Lee

Managing Director and Head of Government Affairs

Paige Pidano

Managing Director and Senior Associate General Counsel

Gregg L. Rozansky

Managing Director and Senior Associate General Counsel

Brett Waxman

Managing Director and Associate General Counsel

Francisco Covas

Senior Vice President and Deputy Head of Research

Sean Oblack

Senior Vice President, Media and Public Affairs

Payments Executives

Jim Colassano

Senior Vice President, Product Development and Strategy

David Drossman

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer

Dave Fortney

Executive Vice President, Product Development and Management

Alaina Gimbert

Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel

Rob Hunter

Executive Managing Director, Deputy General Counsel

Eric Laessig

Senior Vice President and Chief Architect

Steve Ledford

Senior Vice President, Product and Strategy

Jim McDade

Senior Vice President

Sean Reilly

Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel

Chuck Schmidt

Senior Vice President, Quality Control

Jeffrey Williams

Senior Vice President, Digital Payments Product Management and Development