Martha CummingsFormer Executive Vice President, Head of Compliance Strategy & Operations at Wells Fargo
Martha Cummings is a global leader with extensive financial services expertise including governance, regulatory supervision, risk management, investment banking, and business transformation.
Martha established and built out an enterprise compliance function at Wells Fargo, leading a major transformation including setting the strategy, employing new processes and technology, remediating weaknesses, and rebuilding productive dialogue and credibility with regulators.
She was the senior supervisor for several G-SIFIs while at the Federal Reserve and represented the US on the Basel Supervision Implementation Group.
Martha was CRO for Banco Santander NY and Santander Investment Securities, and later led financial sponsor coverage for North America.
Earlier in her career, Martha led groundbreaking capital markets transactions for public and private Latin American clients and advised global companies on M&A and financing strategies.
Martha holds an MBA from the Wharton School and an MA in International Studies from the Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management & International Studies, and earned a BA in Economics with a minor in Spanish from the University of Minnesota. She speaks fluent Spanish and Portuguese, and basic French.