Jeff Dennes, a nationally recognized leader in the online, mobile, and payments industry, has joined Huntington (NASDAQ: HBAN; www.huntington.com) as Senior Vice President, Chief Digital Officer. With nearly 20 years of experience in online and mobile services innovation, Dennes will lead Huntington’s efforts to expand its online banking platform with an increased focus on mobile and iTouch banking. Jeff’s teams support Huntington’s online, mobile, ATM and future digital channels by developing strategy and supporting the day to day operations. Jeff has been recognized as a leader in the mobile space for the past several years.
Prior to joining Huntington, Dennes managed award-winning online and mobile banking and payment services at USAA Federal Savings Bank. Dennes led the development and implementation of a ground-breaking Remote Deposit Capture feature that allows banking customers to take a photo of a check and make a deposit using their mobile device.
Dennes’ extensive background also includes experience in integrated banking, investments and insurance self-service strategies and solutions. He was recently recognized as one of the “Elite 8 in Banking Technology” by Banking Technology News, and was also recognized by American Banker as the number five Innovator of the Year in 2009.
Dennes earned his bachelor’s degree in Management from Texas State University in San Marcus, TX.