Bob Johnson joins USAA as chief legal officer and general counsel

USAA has named Bob Johnson its Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel, reporting to CEO Wayne Peacock. He succeeds Deneen Donnley, who announced her retirement from USAA in September 2019.

Johnson joins USAA from commercial bank Truist Financial Corporation, where he was General Counsel, Corporate, Commercial and Legal Shared Services. He brings more than 23 years of legal and financial services expertise to the association, including substantial experience working with federal banking regulators in supervisory and government relations capacities. Earlier in his career, Johnson was General Counsel at BB&T for nearly ten years, with oversight of the legal, government affairs, human resources, and corporate social responsibility teams.

«Bob’s deep legal and financial services background, combined with his authentic leadership style, make him an excellent fit here», said Peacock. «I am honored to join this mission-driven organization focused on facilitating the financial security of the military community», commented Johnson.

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