Daily News: August 6, 2014

Former JPM Exec Joins Capital One as Houston Market President

Capital One Bank announced that longtime bank executive Jim Nicholas has joined the company as Houston market president and commercial market manager for Houston.

Nicholas most recently served as senior vice president in Middle Market Banking at JPMorgan Chase Bank. Prior to joining Capital One, he worked for JPMorgan Chase and predecessor banks in Houston his entire career. He served in several capacities, including manager of the Credit Division and, later, managing director and head of the Energy Group and executive vice president of the Corporate Lending group in Texas in 1997. He was a Middle Market Banking team leader for JPMorgan Chase for the past 14 years.

In his role as Houston Market president, Nicholas is responsible for the design, development and implementation of an integrated community strategy for Capital One in greater Houston. As the senior vice president in charge of Middle Market Banking in Houston, Nicholas leads a team of commercial bankers who are responsible for the bank’s full range of commercial products and services.