JPMorgan Chase & Co. Names Dalila Wilson-Scott Head of Global Philanthropy
New York, October 7, 2014 /3BL Media/ – JPMorgan Chase & Co. today named Dalila Wilson-Scott Head of Global Philanthropy. Wilson-Scott will continue to serve as the President of the JPMorgan Chase Foundation.
“Dalila’s leadership has been critical to the development of JPMorgan Chase’s most significant corporate responsibility initiatives,” said Peter Scher, Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Responsibility at JPMorgan Chase. “She has brought more focus and impact to the firm’s philanthropic strategy so that we can better use our core strengths and expertise to tackle global challenges. We are thrilled to recognize her significant accomplishments across our Global Philanthropy organization.”
JPMorgan Chase has a long history of philanthropy and civic engagement, utilizing its unique strengths and expertise, global reach and access to capital to support clients and communities. Last year, the firm and its Foundation gave more than $210 million to thousands of nonprofit organizations across the United States and more than 40 countries around the world. In 2013, JPMorgan Chase launched New Skills at Work, a $250 million, five-year initiative to help reduce unemployment and expand economic opportunity by closing the skills gap. Recently the firm committed $100 million over five years to support Detroit’s economic recovery and $30 million over five years to connect small businesses to critical resources that help them grow faster, create jobs and strengthen local economies. The firm also committed $30 million to create the Financial Solutions Lab, which will identify tools to help consumers increase savings, improve credit and build assets.
“I’m incredibly proud of the work Global Philanthropy has accomplished for the communities where we do business,” said Wilson-Scott. “Working with our global partners and my terrific colleagues, I’m optimistic about our continued accomplishments around the world.”
Wilson-Scott has 15 years of experience at JPMorgan Chase, including nine years as a philanthropic leader within the firm. Previously, she was a senior project manager in the corporate merger office and a senior strategic planning director in the firm’s consumer and commercial banking business. Wilson-Scott is a graduate of New York University. She succeeds Bruce McNamer, who was instrumental in strengthening the firm’s philanthropic strategy in communities around the world.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.5 trillion and operations worldwide. The Firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management and private equity. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at www.jpmorganchase.com.