Advisory Council

Stephen Scherr

CEO, Goldman Sachs Bank USA

Stephen is chief executive officer of Goldman Sachs Bank USA and head of the Consumer & Commercial Banking Division. He chairs the Goldman Sachs Bank USA Management Committee and serves on the Management Committee, Firmwide Risk Committee, Firmwide Finance Committee and Firmwide Investment Policy Committee.

Stephen joined Goldman Sachs in 1993 as an associate in the Financial Institutions Group. In 1996, he transferred to Emerging Markets/Capital Markets in the Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities Division. In 1998, Stephen moved to the Communications, Media and Entertainment Group and served as chief operating officer of the Telecom, Media and Technology Group from 2004 to 2005. He served as chief operating officer for the Investment Banking Division from 2005 to 2007 and was head of the Americas Financing Group before serving as global head of the Financing Group from 2008 to 2014. Stephen led the firm’s Latin American business from 2011 to 2016 before assuming responsibility for Goldman Sachs Bank USA, and was the firm’s chief strategy officer from 2014 to 2017. He was named managing director in 2001 and partner in 2002.

Stephen serves on the board of the Jewish Museum in New York and the New York Stem Cell Foundation.

He earned an AB from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University in 1986 and a JD from Harvard Law School in 1990.