Thursday, June 6, 2013 | Founders Hall, Arlington Campus | 6:00pm to 7:45pm
Gary Perlin joined Capital One, a Fortune 500 company headquartered in McLean, Virginia, from the World Bank in July 2003. Capital One is a diversified financial services company with more than 50 million customer accounts worldwide, and more than 900 bank locations in New York, New Jersey, Texas, Louisiana, Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Capital One’s subsidiaries offer a broad spectrum of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients and collectively had approximately $212.5 billion in deposits and $312.9 billion in total assets outstanding as of December 31, 2012.
As the company’s Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Perlin is responsible for Capital One’s overall financial management including financial planning, accounting and reporting, funding and treasury operations, corporate finance, and investor relations. Mr. Perlin serves on the company’s Executive Committee and chairs the Asset-Liability Management and Resource Allocation Committees.
As CFO of Capital One, Mr. Perlin plays a key role in the company’s leadership both externally with investors and internally with business operations. In playing this role, he draws on 13 years of experience at the World Bank, where he served four years as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He had overall responsibility for the financial management of the World Bank’s $300+ billion balance sheet.
Prior to that, Mr. Perlin spent more than 11 years at the Washington-based Federal National Mortgage Association, Fannie Mae, including eight as Senior Vice President – Finance and Treasurer.
Through his diverse financial experiences in domestic and global settings, Mr. Perlin has acquired a depth of knowledge and has established a track record for understanding and managing risk across a multitude of stakeholders. He is recognized for his ability to bring clarity to the complex choices required in order to achieve a company’s need for balanced growth and innovation consistent with the interests of shareholders, bondholders, regulators and customers. Mr. Perlin has been named “CFO of the Year” for finance companies by Institutional Investor magazine for five straight years, from 2007 – 2011.