Glenda McNeal

by Edward Cates
Glenda McNeal
President, Enterprise Strategic Partnerships
American Express

Glenda McNeal is President, Enterprise Strategic Partnerships for American Express.

In this role, McNeal defines American Express’ partnership strategy and leads the key initiatives and negotiations for the company’s strategic relationships, including the largest travel, e-commerce, technology, fintech and retail partners.

Prior to this role, McNeal was EVP, GM of the Global Client Group where she led the design and launch of the company’s focus from regional account management to an integrated global approach for American Express’ largest global partners. McNeal was instrumental in leading the company’s innovative growth strategy into industries that traditionally did not accept credit cards.

McNeal has held roles of increasing responsibility across the card-issuing and network businesses, including positions in business development, strategy, sales and client management, and marketing.

McNeal serves on the boards of Nordstrom, Inc., RLJ Lodging Trust, American Express Global Business Travel, a joint venture with American Express, and the World Travel & Tourism Council. Her previous board experience includes U.S. Steel Corporation and Pepsi Multicultural Advisory Board.

McNeal is a graduate of Dillard University and has an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

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