Dave Kerstein

Founder and President

David Kerstein is the founder and President of Peak Performance Consulting Group, which specializes in retail banking strategy and management.† Clients include 50% of the top 10 banks and numerous regional and community banks.

Prior to forming Peak Performance Consulting Group in 1998, Mr. Kerstein held senior retail banking positions at Citibank, Bank One (now JP Morgan Chase) and Old Kent Financial Corporation (now part of Fifth Third Bank).

David has been active in the BAI, Consumer Bankers Association and the International Academy of Retail Banking. He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, a regular contributor to Banking Strategies, and is the founder of LinkedInís Retail Banking Network which has almost 70,000 members.†

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