Bank Director's Team

Laura Schield | Chief Operating Officer

Laura Schield is the Chief Operating Officer of Bank Director and FinXTech, and has served in numerous roles with the company since her start in 2010. Her primary focus is overseeing the day-to-day operational functions of the company. She is responsible for leading the planning and production of conferences and events, handling all aspects of human resources and managing the teams responsible for data, circulation, accounting and finance. She also integrates and implements new projects as the company continues to grow. Laura is a member of Bank Director’s board of directors and serves on the Executive Committee.

Prior to Bank Director and FinXTech, she served as the project manager for Global Navigation, a consultancy focused on the needs and interests of members of the boards of companies with interests in the U.S. and China. She spent 10 years at AIG/American General running the company’s community relations before helping to launch GlobalNav.

Laura graduated from Florida State University with a bachelor’s degree in both Marketing/Sales Management and Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management.