Shamus R. Hayes
Mobile: (919) 868-3814

It is a pleasure to share a piece of who I am as an experienced Senior Leader & Banking Executive in the Chicago Region. I have been in the District Manager role for over 5 years and have a total of 16 years’ experience in Financial Services. This experience includes Mortgage Lending, Insurance, Retail Banking, Foreclosure and Private Wealth Management. I have led a Team of over 100 employees and support staff across 14 Branch Locations in the Southwest Chicago Market. My responsibilities included managing a Consumer & Business Retail Banking and Lending portfolio of $800 Million; as well as overseeing the District partnership relations with Investment, Private Client and Mortgage Banking. As a District Manager, I have been strategically responsible for leadership and direction of revenue growth, operational integrity, risk assessment, talent management and employee relations. Over the last 16 Years, I have been in the roles of Loan Officer, Branch Management, Private Client Management & District Manager at US Bank and other financial institutions. A Graduate of the State University of New York at Fredonia with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication & Public Relations, I have a passion for community service; with a Certificate from the New York State Fire Academy in Fire Fighting Essentials. I spent 14 years serving as a Volunteer Firefighter & Emergency Medical Technician in Rochester New York. I have also served on multiple community board of Directors including; President of the Gates Chili Fire Department, Junior Achievement Board of Director, The American Financial Services Association Board of Director (AFSA), The National Institute on Consumer Credit Management (NICCM -BOD President) and currently sit on the United Way Board of Directors for the Metropolitan Chicago South & Southwest. I look forward to the opportunity to discuss how my talent will be a strategic fit in your firm as a leader.


Shamus R. Hayes

Shamus R. Hayes


US Bank
Chicago, IL
2012 to 2017


VP & District Manager
2013 – 2017
Chicago Southwest Region


AVP & Branch Manager
2012 – 2013
Consumer & Business Banking

Senior District Manager with complex management skills including Incentive, Revenue Growth, Compliance, Sales & HR/Employee Relations. An experienced public speaker and motivational presenter with excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • A Top 10% Nationally Ranked District Manager accountable for the Retail and Business Banking Credit Card Sales, Consumer Lending, and Small Business portfolio for 14 Branch locations, 107 Direct Reports, $800 million in Deposits & $101 million in Loans.
  • Directed a Loan progression Strategy for the District that resulted in a growth of $10 Million in Consumer Loans in 2016.
  • Managed the Retail Branch Loan Origination, Processing, Underwriting & Closing for Consumer Retail & Secured Loans.
  • Created a tailored customer service strategy that successfully improved the District Customer Experience over 12% in a 18 month period involving specific and consistent management involvement.
  • Recognized as a Top 3 DM Regionally and Top 10 DM Nationally for Customer Experience for FY 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016.

JP Morgan Chase Bank
Chicago, IL
2009 to 2012


AVP & Branch Manager
2009 – 2012
Chase Bank & CPC in Lincoln Park & Wacker Drive

Accountable for the training and development of sales employees and assistants to ensure effective consumer presentations, quality and customer service while providing management direction to team members and to reach the desired strategic goals for my Retail Branch and for Chase Private client.

  • Recognized in 2010 and 2011as a National Branch Manager Award Recipient for being one of the Top 10% P&L Branch Managers in the Retail Bank.
  • Managed daily activities and branch operations, including sales, quality, value-add and customer service goals.

HSBC North America
Chicago, IL
2001 to 2009


VP & Division Manager
2001 – 2009

Accountable for employee development, training, sales and delivery of the HSBC Insurance & Enhancement services portfolio. Assisted in managing $6.8 Billion in receivables, while fully accountable for results tied directly to company profitability across 6 States, 10 Districts and 91 Branch Offices.

  • Annual performance consistently rated a “2” in the top 20% of all HSBC employees.
  • 2009 CEO Award Nominee for Strategic Business Line Performance Results, Employee Engagement & Community Involvement.
  • Tactically planned, collaborated and advised the SVP/Division General Manager and the SVP/Director of Enhancement Services to ensure that strategic direction and goals of the business unit were achieved.
  • Led the US in value-add results with an organization of 489 employees. (Sales, Customer Service, Consumer Finance & Business Support).
  • Elected by peers to lead the Employee Engagement Team. Created and led a Management Advisory Committee to the SVP/ Director of Insurance Services.
  • Resilient analytical and negotiation skills, meticulous attention to detail, and an excellent ability to motivate and drive a team.
  • Implemented strategies and expanded opportunities to break down barriers between employees and senior executives with a focus on improving communication, work-life balance and employee development.
  • Enhanced, implemented, and trained employees on new and existing programs and strategies designed to grow value-add product lines and maximize company contribution and profit.
  • Selected to spearhead the Insurance Employee Management Compensation project team. This included design, development and implementation while partnering with stakeholders from: Operations, Marketing, Compliance, and Enhancement Services.
  • Responsible for ensuring all risk management and compliance requirements are met, including maintenance of current employee licensing, and changes in legislation governing insurance product delivery.


BA, Communication Management & Public Relations - Fredonia State University (SUNY), Fredonia New York

Marquette University College of Business – Professional Course - American Financial Services Assoc. (AFSA), Consumer Management I

New York State Fire Academy – Monroe County – Fire Fighting/Emergency Management Essentials – Firefighter & Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) 1997-2008

Community Involvement

Project Manager – Central Division Community Outreach
Chicago , IL 2006 - 2009

Tasked by the SVP/Division General Manager to lead and manage the Division Community and Philanthropic Outreach Program. The Central Division ranked 24 out of 24 Divisions in 2006. The results from 2006-2009 ranked the Central as the #1 Division in the US, growing from 5% to 85% involvement across the Midwest.

  • Recognized at the 2007 and 2008 HSBC CML Executive Leadership Conference as the #1 Community Outreach Division.
  • Creatively organized and executed a joint Back-Pack Food Drive from 91 branch offices for 5 Chicago Shelters, donating over 125 Backpacks full of food to the Chicagoland community in February 2009.
  • Central Division participation over three years surpassed 25,000 employee volunteer hours, 2,100 employee and family volunteers, and over $200,000 donated by HSBC to Education and Environmental Organizations across the Midwest.
  • Increased the number of Employee Volunteer Teachers for Junior Achievement (JA) programs in local schools from 3 employees to over 100 employees (per semester) for 6 consecutive semesters. This resulted in over $300,000 donated by HSBC to Junior Achievement of Chicago and other metropolitan areas.
  • Successfully raised over $20,000 by organizing and managing employee participation in 7 Community Bowl-A-Thons over 3 years for Junior Achievement of Chicago, Milwaukee, Minnesota, Iowa, North Carolina, Indiana and Tennessee.
  • Professional Recognition and Board Representation

    HSBC Presidents Council Award Winner

    HSBC Community Outreach Award Winner

    HSBC Presidents Council Award Winner

    HSBC Insurance National Leadership Award Winner

    Human Resource Development Award Winner

    Chase Bank Top 10% Manager Award Winner

    Board of Director: The United Way Metropolitan Chicago, South/Southwest Region Board Member (Current)

    Board of Director: Junior Achievement (JA), DuPage County

    HSBC Board Member, Chicago IL 2007, 2008, 2009

    Board of Director: American Financial Services Association (AFSA), NICCM President 2008

    HSBC Insurance Management Advisory Board (MAC), Chairperson 2008, 2009

    Classroom Training Certifications

    7 Habits of Highly Effective Managers

    Time Management

    Coaching to Drive Employee Performance

    Diversity in the Workplace

    Behavioral Interviewing

    Strategic and Critical Thinking

    Managing People and Processes

    Ethics Awareness

    TDF Theory Management