Mike LaCava is Chief Product Officer at Webster Bank. He is responsible for developing and delivering the overall product strategy for the Bank. Mike joined Sterling National Bank in April 2018 to lead and revitalize the Treasury Management Product team. His role expanded in January 2020 when he became responsible for the entirety of the bank’s product offerings. Following the merger with Webster Bank in February 2022, he serves as the Bank’s Chief Product Officer.
Mike has a unique background and reputation as an innovative client facing solutions Product Management and Technology executive, with an extensive background in the Financial Services industry and a track record for strategic definition and delivery. He spent the first half of his career on the IT side before moving over to Product. While primarily focused on the Commercial Banking segment, he has led teams at Capital One, Deutsche Bank / Bankers Trust, before taking on the enterprise responsibilities at Sterling National Bank / Webster Bank.
Mike also has served in executive level capacity on industry committees and has been a presenter at industry conferences including the Fiserv Forum Commercial Growth Panel, Adobe World-Wide Sales Conference & Industry Analyst Forum, Xplor, BAI Transaction Processing, and the AFP LA Expo. He has authored and has been quoted in articles and publications such as Global Finance, Treasury & Risk, and Bank Systems & Technology magazine.