Webster Financial Corporation
John R. Ciulla, president and chief executive officer of Webster Financial Corporation and Webster Bank, serves as the Federal Advisory Council (FAC) representative for the First Federal Reserve District. Ciulla joined Webster in 2004 as senior vice president for Middle Market Banking and has held several executive management positions with increasing responsibility, including chief credit risk officer from 2008 to 2010. He was promoted to executive vice president and head of Middle Market Banking in 2011, to head of Commercial Banking in 2014, and to president in 2015. Prior to joining Webster, Ciulla was with The Bank of New York, most recently as managing director. He practiced law in New York as an associate with McDermott Will & Emery and Hughes Hubbard & Reed. Ciulla serves on the board of the Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA). He is also a member of the board of the Business Council of Fairfield County.