Susan C. Keating - President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling
Susan C. Keating is President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, which is the largest and longest serving nonprofit credit counseling organization in the U.S. Prior to her post at NFCC, Ms. Keating spent 29 years in financial services and during her tenure was the highest ranking female CEO of a U.S. bank holding company. She served as President and Chief Executive of Allfirst Financial, Inc. the 43rd largest U.S. bank and the largest U.S. holding of Allied Irish Banks plc (AIB Group). In 2002, Keating was named to the Group Executive Committee of AIB which is responsible for developing corporate strategy and overseeing management of AIB Group.
Ms. Keating currently serves as board member of the Baltimore Life Companies and is current board chair of the USA Swimming Foundation. Ms. Keating's civic activities also include serving as co-chair of the Governor's Economic Development Policy Committee in Maryland and banking chair for the U.S. Savings Bond National Volunteer Committee. She is the recipient of the 2001 Baltimore County Cultural Diversity Award and was presented an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters in 2000 by Towson University. Ms. Keating is also a member of the Council of 100, a select group of professional women graduates of Northwestern University, and she was recognized as one of Pennsylvania's 50 Best Women. Keating and her family live in Washington DC.