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Episode 042 – Scott Swanson, Regional President of Illinois, PNC Bank

On this episode of The Executives’ Exchange, we are honored to welcome Regional President at PNC Bank, and Exec Club Board Chair, Scott Swanson! Swanson shares how he fell in love with the City of Chicago, his passion for banking, and how those two things intersect in the best ways at PNC Bank. Join us as we dive into his story.

00:00 – Intro
01:25 – Swanson details his childhood and who influenced him growing up
06:45 – Swanson discusses the process of raising his kids in the city
09:15 – Swanson discusses his hobby
11:00 – Swanson’s very first job
13:10 – How he went into banking
16:00 – What Swanson loves about banking in general and in Chicago
17:15 – Banking in Chicago
21:50 – Shares his journey to PNC Bank
25:15 – Message from our sponsor, Shure
25:40 – PNC partnership with Chicago Bears
28:50 – The relationship with sports and business in Chicago
30:46 – Grow Up Great program
32:25 – Balancing family and work
37:40 – Mentorship and developing soft skills
41:30 – What he would like Chicago to focus on in the future
43:25 – Rapid Fire Questions
44:45 – What he would say to his younger self
45:15 – Outro

Episode Link: PNC

Host: Margaret Mueller, President & Chief Executive Officer, The Executives’ Club of Chicago 
Producer: Eva Penar, Chief Content & Communications Officer, The Executives’ Club of Chicago

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