Webster Bank has promoted Jason Soto, chief credit officer, to executive vice president, responsible for credit risk activities across the organization. He reports to directly to Daniel Bley, executive vice president and chief risk officer.

Since his appointment as chief credit officer in 2018, Soto has overseen and advanced the bank’s credit risk strategy and has led the credit risk management governance program.

“Jason has demonstrated outstanding leadership capabilities and sound credit judgment, strengthening and expanding our credit risk management capabilities, in support of the bank’s strategic priorities,” said President and CEO John R. Ciulla.

Soto joined Webster in 2015 as senior credit executive, supporting the Middle Market Banking and Sponsor & Specialty Finance Groups, following a long and distinguished career in credit risk management at GE Capital.