Richard B. Payne, Jr.
Richard Payne is a Vice Chairman and member of the managing committee of U.S. Bancorp and acts as manager of the Wholesale Banking group. He is responsible throughout the U.S. for National Corporate Banking, Commercial Banking, Capital Markets, Financial Institutions, Equipment Finance, Global Treasury Management, Government and Nonprofit Banking, Leveraged Lending, Specialized Industries, Specialty Finance, High Grade Fixed Income and Wholesale Customer Support.
Payne joined U.S. Bank in July 2006. Prior to joining the bank, he worked at National City Corporation in Cleveland where he was executive vice president of capital markets, a position he held since 2001. He is a veteran of the banking industry with 30 years in corporate banking positions at Wachovia, Bank of America, Morgan Stanley and Chemical Bank. Prior to his banking career, Payne spent two years in the United States Navy as a supply officer on the USS Neptune.
Payne earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Virginia and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He has been a member of the Museum of American Finance’s Board of Trustees since 2013.