- New Canaan, CT
The founder and principal of Peyton R. Patterson Consulting, LLC, Peyton Patterson has more than 30 years of experience in the banking and financial services sectors. Over the course of her career, Peyton Patterson has overseen national consumer-lending products for JP Morgan Chase, managed 150 retail and small business banking locations for the Dime Bank Corporation, and served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Bankwell Financial Group and NewAlliance Bancshares, Inc., where she also led as chairman.
Accomplished in her field, she has been included on lists of the 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking and the Top 10 Banking CEOs. In addition, American Banker magazine named her its Community Banker of the Year in 2008.
Peyton Patterson has shared her financial knowledge as a regular guest on Bloomberg TV and CNBC. Industry organizations have also reached out to her to deliver speeches on subjects that range from general banking practices to leadership roles for women in the business world.