Richard C. Hartnack
Retired Vice Chairman and Head of Consumer and Small Business Banking
Richard C. Hartnack served as Vice Chairman and Head of Consumer and Small Business Banking at U.S. Bancorp, until his retirement in February 2013. Prior to joining U.S. Bancorp in 2005, Mr. Hartnack served in various positions, including Vice Chairman, Director and Head of the Community Banking Group, at Union Bank of California since 1991. From 1982 to 1991, he held various positions with First Chicago Corporation, including Executive Vice President and Head of Community Banking. Earlier, he was in charge of corporate banking at First Interstate Bank of Oregon, where he began his banking career in 1971. Since July 2014, Mr. Hartnack has been Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Synchrony Financial. He is a past director of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, MasterCard International (U.S. Region), UnionBanCal Corporation and U.S. Bank (a subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp). He also previously served as Chairman of the California Bankers Association and the Bank Administration Institute.