Jeremy Zeman is a partner in Caldwell’s Financial Services Practice, based in Chicago. With nearly 20 years’ of financial services-focused search experience, he works across a broad set of consumer and commercial financial services clients experiencing inflection points of growth and transformation.
Jeremy’s financial services acumen includes working closely with C-Suite, Board of Directors and senior-level executives in commercial/consumer banking and finance, digital/fintech, cards/payments, GSEs, mortgage banking and private equity environments guiding talent solutions.
He has successfully completed assignments for line of business leadership and functional roles across strategy, marketing, communications, product, data/analytics, finance, risk, credit, audit and operations. Additionally, Jeremy has a track record of digital and omni-channel build-outs for clients on the journey to digitally-evolved.
Jeremy’s recent assignments include CEO, COO and CFO for publicly-traded regional banks (over $10B in assets); board of directors searches for community banks; chief communications officer for a publicly-traded super-regional bank; consumer/digital banking segment heads for super-regional banks; head of unsecured lending and head of mortgage/business banking for a super-regional bank; large-scale regional talent build-outs of business bankers and commercial bankers for publicly-traded money-center banks, chief marketing officer for super-regional banks and diversified consumer finance companies; chief risk officer, chief credit officer, general auditor roles for banks large and small; and head of payments for global financial services clients.
Jeremy has held roles of increasing responsibility at several international executive search firms, where he helped drive the expansion of the consumer and commercial financial services sector.
Jeremy earned a bachelor’s degree from Western Michigan University.