Brian J. Schwartz Joins KPMG’s Financial Services Consulting Practice
KPMG, LLP, the accounting, tax and consulting firm, has announced that Brian J. Schwartz has joined the firm’s financial services consulting practice as a senior manager. Schwartz comes to KPMG from MasterCard International, and will concentrate his efforts on the credit card industry.
‘KPMG will benefit from Brian’s extensive knowledge and broad abilities in the credit card industry, specifically in the areas of strategy and marketing,’ said J. Mac Rabb, partner-in-charge of consumer financial services consulting. ‘His addition to financial services consulting will enhance our ability to service clients in the ever-growing field of credit card issuers.’
Schwartz has more than 10 years of experience in the financial services industry in the areas of project, market and business development, customer profiling, statistical modeling, database management, direct response marketing, credit and operations management. At KPMG, he will focus on the development and management of consulting initiatives targeting the consumer credit card industry.
Prior to joining KPMG, Schwartz was vice president and general manager for MasterCard international’s consulting organization, a worldwide payments services organization. Most recently, he led the establishment of MasterCard Loyalty Consulting Services and the start-up of MasterCard Rewards Services; a full service co-branding business that provides services to major credit card issuers.
Schwartz earned a bachelor of arts degree in business from Pennsylvania State University. Schwartz is a frequent industry speaker focusing on topics such as product and market development in the credit card industry.
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