Mr. Singh is our Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer and one of the founding organizers of our Company. Mr. Singh was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of BankUnited, Inc. in January 2019 and President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2017. Mr. Singh served as our Chief Operating Officer from October 2010 up until his promotion in 2017.
An industry veteran of 25 years, Mr. Singh has held several executive leadership positions prior to BankUnited including for Invesco’s WL Ross & Co., Capital One Financial Corp, North Fork Bancorporation and FleetBoston Financial Corporation. Mr. Singh serves on the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors' Federal Advisory Council, representing the Atlanta Region. Mr. Singh earned his M.B.A. from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh and his B.S. in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi.