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Brian Runkle

Brian Runkle is Executive Vice President, Head of Bank Operations at Webster Bank (NYSE: WBS), a leading commercial bank with more than $60 billion in assets.

In his role, Brian is responsible for managing all bank operations for Commercial and Consumer Banking, including loan, deposit and payment operations and the Client Contact Centers.

Prior to joining Webster, he served in several leadership and business unit management roles for more than 25 years at General Electric (GE) across the country, with responsibility for a wide range of functions across the organization across multiple functions such as operations, treasury, marketing, regulatory, compliance and risk.

Brian has a Master Black Belt (Six Sigma) certification and has led multiple Six Sigma quality initiatives at GE.

Brian earned his bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and an MBA from the Mason School of Business at the College of William and Mary. He serves on the board of directors of the Boys and Girls Club of Hartford.