First Financial Leasing and Finance appointed Tim Fitzpatrick CEO. Fitzpatrick succeeded Lucinda S. Watson, the company’s owner, who will assume the role of vice president.
Fitzpatrick previously served as the president of First Financial Leasing and Finance and has a more than 25-year background at JPMorgan Chase, where he honed his leadership skills and expertise in project and program management, business analysis and risk management.
“I am honored to assume the role of CEO at First Financial Leasing and Finance,” Fitzpatrick said. “With my previous experience and the support of our dedicated team, I am confident in our ability to serve our clients and drive the company’s success.”
“Tim Fitzpatrick is the perfect fit for this role, given his background at Chase and his expertise across various domains,” Watson said. “His experience in marketing, software development, compliance and banking operations made him an exceptional part of our company’s growth strategy. It’s time to let him take the reins as CEO.”
Fitzpatrick’s professional journey includes roles at JPMorgan Chase such as senior marketing manager, digital marketing operations manager, marketing operations manager, consumer bank IT conversation lead, IT director, release project manager, project manager and programmer analyst. He also worked as a programmer at Nationwide Insurance.
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