Ismail (Izzy) Dawood

Izzy Dawood is the Chief Financial Officer at Santander Consumer USA (SC). SC is one of the largest auto lenders in the country and a publicly traded subsidiary of Santander Holdings USA. He also sits on the Advisory Board of Promontory Interfinancial Network. Prior to SC, Mr. Dawood held multiple positions at BNY Mellon, including CFO – Investment Services, Director of Financial Planning & Analysis, Director of Investor Relations, and Head of Global Corporate Development & Strategy.

Before joining BNY Mellon in 2006, Mr. Dawood was the Managing Director, Structured Treasury Activities at Wachovia Corporation in Charlotte, NC. Earlier, he held various positions in corporate finance and later played a key role in the Wachovia/First Union merger.

Mr. Dawood holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business and a BS in Finance from St. John’s University. He also holds a CFA designation.

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