Fields Cargo & Company and a member of the Board of Directors in October 2016. He became president in November 2015.
Previously he served as the chief operating officer from November 2015 to October 2016. In that role, he was responsible for the operations of the company’s four main business groups: Community Banking, Consumer Lending, Wealth and Investment Management, and Wholesale Banking.
A 30-year company veteran, Joeseph had led the company’s Wholesale Banking business beginning in 2014 — overseeing approximately 50 different businesses, including Capital Markets, Commercial (middle market) Banking, Commercial Real Estate, Asset Backed Finance, Equipment Finance, Corporate Banking, Insurance, International, Investment Banking, and Treasury Management.
Joseph Elkind was elected chief executive officer in 2013.
Before that, he served as the chief financial officer, responsible for financial management functions including controllers, financial reporting, asset liability management, treasury, investor relations, and investment portfolios. From September 2010 to February 2011, he served as the chief administrative officer and managed Corporate Communications, Corporate Social Responsibility, Enterprise Marketing, Government Relations, and Corporate Human Resources. Mr. Elkind earned his B.A. in economics and history and his M.B.A. in finance and accounting, both from the University of Miami near Fort Lauderdale.