People: Discover Financial Services (DFS)
9 Dec 2013
Mr. David W. Nelms is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Discover Financial Services. Mr. Nelms has served as the company's chief executive officer since 2004 and was president and chief operating officer from 1998 to 2004. Mr. Nelms was also the company's Chairman from 2004 until the June 2007 spin-off from Morgan Stanley, the company's former parent company. Prior to joining Discover, Mr. Nelms worked at MBNA America Bank from 1991 to 1998, most recently as a vice chairman. From 1990 to 1991, Mr. Nelms was a senior product manager for Progressive Insurance. From 1986 to 1990, Mr. Nelms was a management consultant with Bain & Company.
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