Capital One Taps New Head of Commercial Underwriting

John Crosby joined the firm as chief credit officer in 2015, when Capital One acquired General Electric Capital’s Healthcare Financial Services operations.
John Crosby, Head of Commercial Underwriting
John Crosby, Head of Commercial Underwriting

Leading financial holding company Capital One has selected John Crosby as its new head of commercial underwriting and portfolio management. His responsibilities include the management of Capital One’s commercial banking portfolio underwriting activities. Crosby will be based in New York and will report to Mike Slocum, president of commercial banking.

Crosby joined Capital One as chief credit officer in 2015, when the firm completed the acquisition of General Electric Capital Corp.’s Healthcare Financial Services lending branch. While at GE Capital, Crosby served as chief risk officer. During his tenure, he oversaw global risk management activities for a $10 billion Commercial Finance Healthcare portfolio, including debt and equity products in corporate finance, cash flow, real estate and life science finance.

Prior to joining GE Capital in 1993, Crosby was an audit manager at professional service company KPMG, where he represented clients from the health care, finance, education and manufacturing industries. He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

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