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Javier L. Evans

Javier L. Evans is Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer at Webster Bank (NYSE: WBS), a leading commercial bank with more than $60 billion in assets. He is responsible for the company’s overall HR operations, including compensation and benefits, talent acquisition, diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB) efforts, colleague development and learning opportunities. He also oversees organizational design and cultural development.

Javier most recently served as Chief Business Operations and Services Officer at Sterling National Bank, where he directed the operations and service channels of the bank’s commercial, consumer and digital client segments.

Prior to this role, Javier served as Chief Human Resources Officer for Sterling National Bank and the Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Astoria Bank. Javier has directed the Human Resources function at TD Bank and TD Securities, National Financial Services Corporation, a Fidelity Investments Company, and HSBC Bank, USA. In 2010, he was honored by the National Eagle Leadership Institute (NELI) for his work in leading diversity initiatives at HSBC.

Javier earned a Bachelor of Science degree from St. John’s University and an M.S. from New York Institute of Technology.

Javier is director of the board of the YMCA of Long Island; a member of the board of United Cerebral Palsy of Suffolk County; and is a past president and board member of the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation. Javier also is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management, National Association for African Americans in Human Resources, and serves as a trustee of the National Black MBA Association, Education Africa Inc.