COLUMBUS, Ohio, February 27, 2018 – Alliance Data’s card services business has named Greg Betchkal as chief risk officer. Betchkal will lead the company’s risk organization and serve on its executive committee, reporting to Melisa Miller, president of Alliance Data’s card services business.
As chief risk officer, Betchkal will be responsible for oversight of the company’s risk management practices, including processes and procedures for defining, managing, measuring, and reporting on risks associated with the business’ banking operations and regulatory compliance.
“Greg’s diverse leadership experience will allow him to make significant contributions in ensuring that, as our business expands, we continue to have the proper processes, rigor, and controls in place to diligently and effectively manage our risk exposure,” said Miller. “Greg’s appointment further underscores our commitment to responsible banking practices as we hold ourselves to high levels of accountability and governance, which our stakeholders expect of us. He is a great fit for our culture, and we are thrilled to have him on board leading such a critical area of our business.”
Betchkal began his career as a securities regulator and later served in several compliance-based leadership positions at ING’s Advisor Network and Citigroup. Most recently, Betchkal worked for KeyBank, where he served in various roles including chief compliance officer, chief operational risk officer, and chief enterprise risk officer. His previous experience in public, private, national, and international positions related to risk management has provided him with the knowledge to strategically lead the company’s strengthening of its risk management processes, goals, and procedures while ensuring Alliance Data’s card services business meets regulatory requirements applicable to large financial institutions.
Betchkal holds a bachelor’s degree from Fairfield University and a law degree from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.
About Alliance Data’s card services business
Based in Columbus, Ohio, Alliance Data’s card services business develops market-leading private label, co-brand, and business credit card programs for many of the world’s most recognizable brands. Through our branded credit programs, we help build more profitable relationships between our partners and their cardmembers, and drive lasting loyalty.
Using the industry’s most comprehensive and predictive data set, advanced analytics, and broad-reaching capabilities, Alliance Data’s card services business has been helping partners increase sales and provide greater value to their cardmembers since 1982. We are proud to be part of the Alliance Data enterprise (NYSE: ADS), an S&P 500 company headquartered in Plano, Texas. To learn more, visit KnowMoreSellMore.com, follow us on Twitter @Know_SellMore, and connect with us on LinkedIn at Alliance Data card services.