Don Haddad has over 35 years of banking experience,
primarily in the middle market space, which is defined as companies with
revenues from $25 million to $500 million. Currently, Don serves as a senior vice president for Citizens Bank. In this
position, which Don assumed in 2011, his primary responsibility is delivering
the new business budget, and ultimately the budget for the PA West region for
Citizens Bank. At Citizens, Don has been
credited with the booking of well over $1 billion in new to new loan originations.
Don has spent the vast majority of his career in the banking
arena, adding value, both as a middle market lender, as an asset based lender
and as a manager. Prior to joining Citizens
in 2002, Don worked for Rockwell International, Maryland National Bank, Mellon
Bank, and managed the Pittsburgh office for National Bank of Canada. When the United States operations of National
Bank of Canada were sold in 2002, Don joined Citizens Bank.
Don was the past president of both the Pittsburgh chapters
of the Association for Corporate Growth and also the Commercial Finance
Association. Aside from those
organizations, Don is involved with the Financial Executive Institute and also
the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology’s Business Advisory
Board. One of Don’s current passions is
developing the next generation of leaders and bankers.
Don, who grew up on the north side of Pittsburgh, and later
Bellevue, earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, with a
concentration in finance and minor in economics, from Indiana University of
Pennsylvania in 1979. Don then earned
his MBA from Robert Morris University in 1984. Don is one of four Haddad boys who attended IUP in the late 70’s and
early 80’s. Also, two of Don’s three children attended IUP. Don currently calls home McCandless Township,
a northern suburb of Pittsburgh.