Bradford B. Kopp
Brad Kopp is a financial services executive who has spent most of his career working with banks and related financial companies. He is currently a financial advisor to several investment groups who own stakes in banks, helping them maximize the value of their portfolio investments. Brad recently served as President and CEO of Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son, one of the two principal banks in Bermuda. After joining the company in 2009, he orchestrated a recapitalization of the bank with a group of institutional investors and returned the bank to profitability through a focus on the core business, exiting a number of geographies and business lines.
Brad worked for RBS Citizens Financial Group from 1993 to 2009. He served as CFO and Head of Strategy and played a key role in growing the bank from a small Rhode Island institution to the 10th largest bank in the US with significant operations in New England, the Mid Atlantic states and the Midwest. Prior to that, Brad spent 12 years at Lehman Brothers in the financial institutions group, where he advised banks and thrifts on capital raising and strategic issues.
Brad is a graduate of Harvard College (where he majored in American history) and Harvard Business School. He and his wife Jean live in Florida and Rhode Island. They have two sons who work in New York City. He has been a member of the Museum of American Finance’s Board of Trustees since 2013.