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Dave Kucera
Head – Financial Institutions Group | Capital One
Dave Kucera joined Capital One in 2013. Capital One is one of the seven largest banks in the U.S. with over $450 billion in assets. In 2015 he became head of the newly formed Financial Institutions Group. Dave also serves as the Chicago Market President for Capital One. Capital One’s Financial Institutions Group provides recourse and non-recourse financing, securitization, capital markets fund raising, advisory, and other services to companies involved in financial services and asset management throughout the U.S. across a broad range of sectors. Dave is a frequent speaker, is active in a number of industry groups, and has been a board member of several of the organizations for which he has worked. Prior to joining Capital One, Dave led and co-founded the U.S. Securitization Group at BMO Capital Markets, which provided and served as agent for over $100 billion in corporate and structured credit services, investment banking, and a wide range of advisory and other services for a wide range of U.S. and international clients. Dave has a B.A. in Finance from Marquette University and a Masters in Management from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University. He completed an Organizational Leadership Program at the University of California, Berkeley and an Advanced Leadership Program at the University of Toronto Rotman School of Business. Dave is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago and the Executives Club of Chicago. He is a board member of SFA, a thought leadership and advocacy organization for the structured finance industry, and HFS Scholars, a mentoring and scholarship organization that supports high school students and their families in the Chicagoland area. He is also a board member of Marquette University’s Fintech and Commercial Banking groups.

Posts by this Author:

David Kucera, Head – Financial Institutions Group, Capital One, shares his unique perspectives on the impact the rising cost of capital, inflation and changing access to liquidity may have on financial institutions in 2023, as well as other challenges in the capital markets. Read Full Article

Industry Insights
January 13, 2023 @ 07:00 AM

Despite the challenges introduced by the pandemic, middle market companies are on a positive trajectory and leaders are focusing on strategic investments. Read Full Article

Industry Insights
December 17, 2021 @ 07:00 AM

Dave Kucera, Head of Capital One’s Financial Institutions Group says “My Father’s (and Grandfather’s) banking system continues to morph.” Read Full Article

Industry Insights
November 04, 2021 @ 07:00 AM

Since the financial crisis, both the size and influence of the nonbank financial institution sector has grown steadily. Today, nonbank financial institutions account for a substantial portion of lending in numerous sectors. Read Full Article

Industry Trends
November 23, 2015 @ 07:00 AM