Board of Directors, Chair of the Asset Liability Committee at Century Bank and Trust Company
Jackie Jenkins-Scott, President and Founder of JJS Advising, is a globally recognized leader with more than three decades of experience in senior and executive leadership positions in public health and higher education. A dynamic and accomplished executive, she is widely recognized as an innovative and transformational leader, helping individuals and institutions achieve high performance and strategic results. She is a strategic thinker with special skills for bringing together the diverse talents in a Board, professional staff, or the business and civic community to support and enhance organizational mission and values. Prior to founding JJS Advising, Jenkins-Scott served as President of Wheelock College for twelve years and for twenty-one years as the President and CEO of Boston’s Dimock Community Health Center. For over fifteen years, she has served on the Board of Directors of Century Bank and Trust Company, a $6B publicly traded regional bank. She currently sits on the Executive Committee and is Chair of the Asset Liability Committee. Century Bank is the leading provider of financial services for the cannabis industry in Massachusetts.
An increasing number of financial institutions are making the decision to provide financial services to the heavily regulated cannabis sector. How are they evaluating the risk? Why are some sitting out while others develop a core competency in this area?