José Peña | Keynote & Featured Speakers | Small Business Banking

José Peña

Senior Vice President, Retail Executive

Fifth Third Bank

José Peña is the senior vice president and head of retail for Fifth Third Bank (Tampa Bay), where he is responsible for overseeing the retail line of business including over 100 banking centers throughout Tampa Bay, Central and North Florida.

With over 29 years of banking experience, José has held several sequential leadership positions, including financial center manager, regional manager, senior regional manager, and most recently as senior vice president, market manager for Fifth Third Bank in Chicago. Additionally, José served as manager of Hispanic initiatives for Fifth Third Bank’s community development department in Chicago.

José attended the University of Illinois at Chicago, the Graduate School of Banking at Furman University and the National School of Real Estate Finance at Southern Methodist University. In addition, José holds his Series 7, Series 63 and Series 24 licenses.

José also serves on the corporate advisory board for the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the regional board for Junior Achievement of Central Florida. He currently resides in
Tampa, Florida with his wife and two daughters.