Interview recorded May 7, 2020
In the second installment of Frank Discussions, Phyllis shares her views on the reasons why the current health crisis will not turn into a banking crisis with Dean Hodge. She talks about what is most important in leading an essential business during the pandemic, and how she copes with fear and uncertainty. Phyllis reflects on her own core values in decision-making and how creativity is the key to think beyond survival mode these days. It is easy to see that building businesses and building communities go hand-in-hand with this selfless and thoughtful leader.
Chairman, Pacific Northwest, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Getting her start in the family business in her native Spokane, Phyllis Campbell is one of the most recognized and respected leaders in the Northwest. Prior to taking the helm of a multi-state region for our nation’s largest bank, Campbell served as President & CEO of The Seattle Foundation, doubling the size of Washington’s largest community foundation during her tenure. Her extensive leadership track record also includes being CEO of US Bank Washington and holding board positions with the likes of Alaska Air Group and Nordstrom, Inc. She has been a champion for diversity, equity and inclusion through groups such as the Diversity Advisory Board at Toyota and the Women Corporate Directors Global Advisory Board. Phyllis completed her UW Foster Executive MBA in 1987 and holds an undergraduate degree from Washington State University.