Mr. Cecere is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Bancorp. Mr. Cecere, 59, has served as President since January 2016, Chief Executive Officer since April 2017 and Chairman since April 2018. He previously served as Chief Operating Officer from 2015 to 2017, and was Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of U.S. Bancorp from 2007 to 2015. From 2001 to 2007, Mr. Cecere was Vice Chairman of Wealth Management and served as CFO of the former U.S. Bancorp from 2000 to 2001. He joined the finance group at the former U.S. Bancorp in 1985. Mr. Cecere earned his MBA in finance from the University of Minnesota and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Finance from the University of St. Thomas.