David Cramer

David Cramer

David Cramer is a senior advisor at Visa, focusing on executive coaching, leader development, and advisory work. He is also a member of Cohort 75 of the Certificate in Leadership Coaching Program at Georgetown University’s Institute for Transformational Leadership.

Previously, Cramer was senior vice president, Head of People for North America and numerous other global business functions at Visa, Inc. He and his teams were responsible for partnering with leaders to deliver Visa’s business objectives with a people lens: through attracting top talent, investing in employee growth and career development, identifying and preparing future leaders, and optimizing organizational design to drive the business forward.

Prior to his role leading the People Team, he oversaw all activities related to Visa’s relationships with its large financial institution clients in the United States. Also in his career at Visa, he was both senior vice president of sales and integrated solutions and senior vice president of commercial products, where he oversaw product development strategies, business development strategies, and deployment of Visa’s commercial payment products among financial institutions and organizations in the public and private sectors.

Before joining Visa in 2003, Cramer held various roles in sales, marketing, and business development for JPMorgan Chase, GE Capital, and Citicorp. He received his bachelor’s degree in politics from Ithaca College. He is active in the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Cramer is connected to the Jepson School through his children. His son, Alex, '11, and daughter, Molly, '14, were both Jepson students and presidents of the Jepson Student Government Association (JSGA). Daughter-in-law, Melissa Collins Cramer, '11, was also a Jepson student and president of JSGA immediately following Alex’s term, as Alex graduated a semester early.

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