TowerGroup Consulting Signs New Banking And Payments Expert

TowerGroup has hired Joanne Pollitt, a 20 year veteran of the financial services industry, as a senior executive for its banking and payments practice. Pollitt's areas of expertise include business strategy development, customer relationship management, system development life cycle, and

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TowerGroup has hired Joanne Pollitt, a 20-year veteran of the financial services industry, as a senior executive for its banking and payments practice.

Pollitt’s areas of expertise include business strategy development, customer relationship management, system development life-cycle, and technology implementation for financial institutions. She focuses primarily on wholesale banking and payments.

“Joanne brings in-depth knowledge to her new role at TowerGroup gained from senior positions within both financial institutions and consulting organizations,” said Tim Sharman, manager of the banking and payments consulting practice at TowerGroup. “She is a strong addition to our growing team of consulting professionals, and we expect her to make an immediate positive impact on our client relationships.”

Pollitt joins TowerGroup from CGI-AMS, where she was an executive consultant. She also served as a senior principal at American Management Systems. Prior to entering the consulting space, Pollitt spent ten years in the banking industry as a vice president with Chase Manhattan Bank, where she held a variety of positions in the corporate bank including product management, quality assurance, technical customer service, and operations.

Pollitt’s previous experience in the financial services industry includes producing a payment and trade services product strategy assessment for a large regional bank, executing a new CRM strategy definition for a major Midwestern bank, and managing systems integration programs for clients resulting from internal strategic initiatives and mergers and acquisitions.

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