Mark La Penta

Morristown, NJ

Mark La Penta is a thirty-plus year industry veteran who helps form strategic business decisions and bring them to life with clarity and direction. This enables savings and assures future profitable business growth in the commercial and retail banking space.

La Penta is currently a Principal with CCG Catalyst Consulting Group. He is former CIO of Bank Leumi USA. He has held the positions of CIO, CTO, and Chief Operations Office at MetLife Bank. He has also held positions at Fidelity Information Services and the former Summit Bank.

La Penta was named one of banking's Most Innovative CIO's by Bank Systems & Technology Magazine in 2006, and is a former member of MetLife’s IT standards and polices board. He is also a former member of BITS (Technology Policy division of the Financial Services Roundtable).