407 North Maple Drive, Suite GRD1
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
1543 South Crest Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90035
Ben Walter is the Chief Executive Officer of Chase Business Banking. The businessprovides financial advice as well as deposit, credit, and cash management products to more than 4 million small business owners with up to $20 million inannual revenue.
In 2021, Chase Business Banking was #1 in customer satisfaction among all banks in J.D. Power’s annual Small Business Banking study, and #1 in primary bank market share nationally per Barlow. The firm was also the #1 Paycheck Protection Program lender, providing more than $40 billion in relief to small businesses in 2020 and 2021.
Walter has more than 20 years of consumer and financial services experience with a proven track record of driving business growth and building worldwide retail brands.
Before joining Chase in September 2021, Walter served in a number of senior roles over 10 years at Hiscox, a global leader in specialty insurance. Roles included U.S. Chief Operating Officer, CEO of the U.S. Division, and Global Retail CEO. During his tenure, he drove double-digit growth, product innovation, and large-scale digital transformation. Before Hiscox, Walter was a Managing Director in the San Francisco office at BlackRock, where he led initiatives in strategy, corporate development, mergers and acquisitions, and operational excellence.
Walter earned a bachelor’s degree from Washington University and an M.B.A. from Northwestern University. He and his wife have two children and live in Tarrytown, New York.