Carey Business School alumna Karen Peetz (MS ’81), the president of BNY Mellon, has been appointed to the Johns Hopkins University board of trustees.
Peetz, who appears regularly on American Banker magazine’s annual list of the “25 Most Powerful Women in Banking,” also serves on the Carey School’s financial businesses advisory board.
She joined BNY Mellon in 1998 to guide the domestic corporate trust business. Before being named president in January 2013, she led the institution’s financial markets and treasury services group. Prior to her time at BNY Mellon, she worked at JP Morgan Chase for 16 years in various sales and business management positions.
Peetz additionally sits on the boards of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, Private Export Funding Corporation, American Red Cross of Greater New York, and Global Lyme Alliance. She also is a member of the business committee for New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, and is the former chair of the board for United Way of New York City and the board of trustees of Pennsylvania State University, her undergraduate alma mater.