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Denise M. Menelly

Executive Vice President and
Head of Technology and Operations

Denise M. Menelly has served as executive vice president and head of Technology and Operations since June 2016. With an extensive track record for transforming organizations, she works with all of CIT’s stakeholders to leverage new and existing technologies to drive growth throughout the company, while also leading strategic vision for streamlined operations. Menelly is also responsible for overseeing CIT’s information security strategy.

Previously, Menelly spent six years with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, most recently as head of Enterprise Shared Services, where she managed and transformed functions shared by the bank’s corporate, commercial and consumer business lines. She joined Bank of America in 2010 as the chief operating officer for Corporate Banking and then became the global head of Commercial and Corporate Bank Operations, managing functions in more than 28 countries. 

Prior to joining Bank of America, Menelly served as the head of operations for RBS Citizens and vice chairman of Citizens Bank. In these roles her responsibilities included the U.S.-based banking operations for consumer banking, commercial banking and global transaction services. From 1996 to 2008, Menelly worked at Citigroup, implementing technology and process changes while increasing her responsibilities in various operations and technology roles. Menelly began her career with Bankers Trust Company in 1983 and spent the next 13 years managing various operations and technology functions. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Manhattan College.