Capital One Financial Corporation today announced that Stephen P. Theobald has joined the Company as Director of Accounting and Reporting. In this capacity, Mr. Theobald will be responsible for the financial reporting, tax, and accounting operations of Capital One.
Mr. Theobald joins Capital One from the New York office of KPMG Peat Marwick LLP, where he was an audit partner in the financial services practice. Mr. Theobald’s fifteen-year career at KPMG included the delivery of audit and accounting services to some of that firm’s largest clients. He also worked in KPMG’s national office and as a Professional Accounting Fellow at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.
“Steve’s experience and accounting knowledge will enable our accounting and finance function to keep pace with the tremendous growth of Capital One,” said David Willey, Senior Vice President of Finance and Accounting. “We are pleased to have someone of Steve’s caliber join our team.”
Mr. Theobald earned a Bachelor’s of Business Administration degree in Accountancy from the University of Notre Dame.
Headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia, Capital One Financial Corporation ([www.capitalone.com]) is a holding company whose principal subsidiaries, Capital One Bank and Capital One, F.S.B., offer consumer lending products. Capital One’s subsidiaries collectively had 14.9 million customers and $16.3 billion in managed loans outstanding as of September 30, 1998, and are among the largest providers of Master Card and Visa credit cards in the world. Capital One trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “COF” and is included in the S&P 500 Index.