Global Conference 2010
President, CIT Small Business Lending Corporation
Chris Reilly is President of CIT Small Business Lending Corp., a division of CIT Group Inc. She is responsible for overseeing an organization that has been recognized as one of the nation′s leading Small Business Association (SBA) lenders, as well as one of the top SBA lenders to women, veteran and minority entrepreneurs. With more than 25 years of broad business experience in various operational and financial roles, she began her career at Arthur Andersen LLP in New York City. Since joining CIT in 1994, she has held several key senior management positions, including executive vice president of Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions, executive vice president and chief audit executive, vice president of operations-inventory finance and chief financial officer of CIT Consumer Finance. A certified public accountant, she earned an M.B.A. from New York University′s Stern School of Business.