Citizens Commercial Banking Appoints New SVP of Retail Finance Group

August 22, 2019

Source: Citizens Commercial Banking

Citizens Commercial Banking announced today that Jason Shanahan has joined the bank’s Retail Finance Group as a Senior Vice President and Senior Originator. Bringing more than 20 years of financial services experience to his new role, Shanahan joins Citizens from Wells Fargo Capital Finance, where he was a Director in the Retail Finance Group.

Shanahan will be based in Boston and will report to Jaime Ward, Head of the Retail Finance Group at Citizens Commercial Banking. The Retail Finance Group provides industry expertise and financial solutions to retailers across the United States.

Prior to joining Citizens, Shanahan spent nearly 20 years with Wells Fargo Capital Finance, most recently as a Director in the Retail Finance Group. In that role, he led relationship development and strategic capital deployment across a diverse loan portfolio. Before that, he was a senior relationship manager, working with domestic and international middle market companies. Shanahan also held an underwriting position with the bank.

“Jason’s extensive background in the asset-based lending industry makes him a natural fit for the Retail Finance Group and a great addition to the Citizens team,” said Ward. “We welcome him to the team as we continue to focus on providing value for our clients at every stage of their business life cycle.”

Citizens is a trusted strategic and financial partner, consistently delivering clear and objective advice. The Citizens Commercial Banking approach puts clients first by offering great ideas combined with thorough market knowledge and excellent execution to help our clients enhance their business and reach their potential.

For more information, please go to the Citizens Commercial Banking website.

About Citizens Financial Group, Inc.

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is one of the nation’s oldest and largest financial institutions, with $162.7 billion in assets as of June 30, 2019. Headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island, Citizens offers a broad range of retail and commercial banking products and services to individuals, small businesses, middle-market companies, large corporations and institutions. Citizens helps its customers reach their potential by listening to them and by understanding their needs in order to offer tailored advice, ideas and solutions. In Consumer Banking, Citizens provides an integrated experience that includes mobile and online banking, a 24/7 customer contact center and the convenience of approximately 2,900 ATMs and approximately 1,100 branches in 11 states in the New England, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest regions. Consumer Banking products and services include a full range of banking, lending, savings, wealth management and small business offerings. In Commercial Banking, Citizens offers corporate, institutional and not-for-profit clients a full range of wholesale banking products and services, including lending and deposits, capital markets, treasury services, foreign exchange and interest rate products, and asset finance. More information is available at or visit us on Twitter, LinkedIn or Facebook.

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