The board of directors of National City Corporation elected A. Joseph Parker executive vice president, effective immediately.
Mr. Parker, 43, is responsible for National City’s consumer finance businesses, including credit card, out-of-market home equity, indirect auto and education finance across the six-state National City franchise. As executive vice president, Mr. Parker will continue to report to National City vice chairman Vincent A. DiGirolamo.
“Joe’s promotion to executive vice president is a much deserved recognition of the outstanding job he has done in making retail banking one of National City’s best performing businesses,” said National City Chairman and Chief Executive Officer David A. Daberko. “Under his direction, the retail business group has more than doubled its net earnings in four years. Joe has turned our call centers into responsive service and sales vehicles and invigorated the sales efforts of our branches by empowering branch employees with powerful customer information management tools,” Mr. Daberko added.
Profile of A. Joseph Parker
A. Joseph Parker has served as head of the Consumer Finance division since June 1998. He is responsible for card services; out-of-market home equity; education finance; indirect auto, floor plan and auto leasing; consumer loan services; consumer credit administration and consumer finance product management.
Mr. Parker joined National City Bank of Columbus in 1977 as a management trainee. He subsequently held management positions in retail operations, finance and card services, including development manager in the credit card division. He was elected senior vice president in 1990 and was named chief financial officer for the Columbus bank in 1993. That same year, Mr. Parker was named senior vice president and head of strategic planning for the Corporation. In September 1993, Mr. Parker was charged with developing a new delivery system strategy for the National City’s retail banking units corporate-wide and coordinating that strategy with better customer service programs. In September 1994, he was named retail business line manager for National City Corporation.
Mr. Parker is a graduate of The Ohio State University and has a master’s degree in business administration from Xavier University.
Profile of National City Corporation
National City Corporation is an $81 billion bank holding company based in Cleveland, Ohio. The company offers a full range of financial services, ranging from investment banking and brokerage services to traditional banking services for individuals and businesses. National City has branch offices in the states of Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky and Illinois. National City can be found on the World Wide Web at .Details