Sam Saperstein

Managing Director, Head of Women on the Move, JPMorgan Chase

Building Careers and Advancing Women in PayTech

May 25, 2021 • 11:30am ET

Samantha (Sam) Saperstein leads the firm-wide Women on the Move program at JPMorgan Chase. In this role, Sam manages programs designed to fuel female ambition and ensure women have equal access and opportunity. She collaborates with teams across the bank and external partners on initiatives geared toward helping women employees, clients and community members reach their full economic potential.

Prior to this role, Sam spent five years as chief marketing officer of Chase Commercial Banking, where she led the marketing, communications, and client experience functions. This included traditional and digital marketing efforts, media relations, employee communications, market research, and client satisfaction initiatives.

Sam joined the bank in 2012 as head of credit card strategy for Chase Consumer & Community Banking. Prior to joining Chase, Sam was group head of U.S. Core Products at MasterCard. She was responsible for the development and rollout of all U.S. credit, debit, commercial, and prepaid card programs, and the management of the U.S. loyalty platform.

Earlier in her career, Sam was a strategy consultant in the New York office of McKinsey & Company, where she served retail and wholesale banking clients. She also worked in journalism and spent several years covering the U.S. Treasury market and macroeconomics for Dow Jones Newswires, The Wall Street Journal, and Barron’s.

Sam serves on the Board of Safe Horizon, the nation’s largest victims’ services agency that supports victims of domestic violence, child abuse, human trafficking, and youth homelessness. She also is on the Board of Advisors for Catalyst.

Sam has a B.A. from Brown University and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She resides in Westchester, New York, with her husband and three children.

Sam Saperstein Social

"Women especially should be in the habit of speaking up early and often for the things they want, so they get more of those things and they never feel regret."


Managing Director, Head of Women on the Move, JPMorgan Chase

"Sam Saperstein’s dedication to empowering women to grow in their careers is evident in everything she does. Sam focuses on providing an inclusive culture, growth opportunities, family-friendly policies and more to move women into leadership positions across JPMorgan Chase. She is an inspiration for our global company and for many others.”


VP, Innovation and Fintech Partnerships, Wholesale Payments, JPMorgan Chase