Barbara A. Yastine joined the First Data Board of Directors in September 2016. Yastine most recently served as a director and Co-Chief Executive Officer at Lebenthal Holdings, LLC. Prior to Yastine’s most recent role at Lebenthal Holdings, she served as Chair, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Ally Bank from 2012 to 2015. She also held the role of Chief Administrative Officer of Ally Financial, overseeing the risk, compliance, legal, and technology areas, and she was Chair of Ally Bank from 2010 to 2012.
Before Ally Financial, Yastine was the Principal of Southgate Alternative Investments, a start-up diversified alternative asset manager. She also held the role of Chief Financial Officer at Credit Suisse First Boston and spent nearly 15 years at Citigroup and its predecessor companies.
In addition to her position at First Data, Yastine is also a member of the Board of Directors of Primerica, Inc.
Yastine received a B.A. in Journalism and an M.B.A. from New York University.