Field Center Speaker Series: Scott Shay, Chairman of Signature Bank

The Mortgage Mess and the Great Recession— a Perspective from Scriptural and Talmudic Texts

Scott A. Shay is a founder of Signature Bank and has served as chairman of the Board of Directors since its inception. Signature Bank has grown to $15 billion in assets since its founding 11 years ago and is the top performing bank in the U.S. in shareholder return since its IPO. Since 1980, Mr. Shay has been involved in the investment banking and venture capital industries. He has served as managing director of Ranieri Partners and its predecessors since 1988.  Mr. Shay is also actively involved in Jewish formal and informal education serving on a number of boards and having been a founder of two Jewish not-for-profit organizations. He is the author of Getting Our Groove Back: How to Energize American Jewry (Devora, 2008).  Mr. Shay received a BA degree in economics from Northwestern University in 1979 and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. In 1980, he received a Master of Management degree from Northwestern’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

Baruch College, Newman Vertical Campus
Conference Room 14-220
Attire: Business Casual
Lunch will be served.