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John “Jeb” Beckwith
September 19, 2016

John (Jeb) Beckwith

Jeb Beckwith is an experienced banking and technology executive with demonstrable success in building businesses. Over a 30-year career with bulge bracket banks, Jeb has delivered and adjudicated an array of complex financial transactions and restructurings across multiple platforms and industries.

Jeb is currently Managing Director of GreenPoint Financial, a 350+ person private company providing software enabled solutions to financial institutions. Headquartered in New York with offices in India and Israel, GreenPoint’s projects include the development and implementation of technology solutions for CECL, LoanIQ, LIBOR transition and FRTB. Jeb also provides advice and counsel to private equity portfolio companies regarding the initial structuring and ongoing management of lender relations.

Prior to GreenPoint, Jeb was Managing Director at RBC Capital Markets where he held increasing levels of responsibility for credit and cross-sell to other financial institutions from 2004 to 2014. This included navigating RBC’s most complex and often problematic relationships through the financial crises, establishing and chairing a committee to adjudicate over $600Bn of credit equivalent risk and building a multi-country team of professionals to provide various services to financial institutions clients. Specific successes included the restructuring of complex CMBS, RMBS and bespoke commercial real estate exposures, construction of a ratings advisory team, oversight of transaction banking and trade finance and constructing RBC’s first counterparty credit committee for adjudication of its largest credits.

Prior to joining RBC, Jeb held increasing levels of responsibility at MUFG over an 11-year period including overseeing the bank’s national businesses in healthcare, non-bank financial institutions and public finance clients. At MUFG, Jeb was also stationed in Dallas, TX managing general corporate lending relationships in the Southwest United States. Prior to joining MUFG, Jeb was a Vice President at Bank America Business Credit where he was responsible for arranging leveraged loans in the U.S. Jeb began his career at Irving Trust Company where he completed the officer training program and rose to Assistant Vice President covering corporate clients in a five-state region around Texas.

Jeb is a published author (RISKBooks), speaker and recognized expert in corporate lending and financial regulation. His work on topics such as CECL, Basle III, CARES Act (including PPP and Main Street Lending) and others has been published by RISKBooks, Risk.net, PRMIA, Finastra, Murex, Numerix, and other venues. He is currently coordinating a series on LIBOR reform with the chair and other members of the ARRC (see www.liborsummit.com). Jeb currently lives in Riverside CT with his wife of over 30 years and an energetic, high school son. He has been active in a number of charities including the Ronald McDonald House of New York, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Rhode Island, the Saint Mark’s School of Texas, Hamilton College and the Psi Upsilon Foundation.