Trustee Emerita

Martha Gallo

Executive Vice President


Martha Gallo is the executive vice president and head of internal audit at AIG. She previously had over 30 years of experience with JPMorgan Chase, a global financial services firm with assets of $2.0 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. Most recently, Martha was responsible for the firm’s internal audit and credit review functions. Prior to this role, she served as Chief Operating Officer for Global Finance where she provided leadership for Global Finance’s operations and strategic technology agendas.

Martha joined JPMorgan in 1981. In addition to the roles previously mentioned, she has held numerous leadership positions including COO of Credit Risk, Co-Head of Technology, and CFO/COO of Technology and Operations.  She also served as the Chief Auditor for JPMorgan from 1998-2001.  Martha is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.  She has served on a number of other firm-wide committees including Risk Management, Technology, and the Corporate Diversity Council. In addition, she is a Director of the Governors Island Preservation and Education Corporation and on the Board of the Alliance for Downtown New York.

Martha lives in Battery Park City with her husband and two daughters.  She is active in the Lower Manhattan community and was Co-President of the Battery Park City Parents and Neighbors Association from 2002-2007.  Martha is a graduate of Cornell University, with a BS in Human Development and Family Studies and a MBA in Accounting.

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