James Malz ’87 was named head of Columbus operations at JPMorgan Chase & Co. and is top officer across the state. Being in charge of one of the top five markets in the country, Malz will also lead Ohio commercial lending for middle-market businesses, those in the $10 million to $500 million annual revenue range. Malz, an Ohio native, holds a bachelor’s degree from Hiram and was a Cleveland banker for more than 20 years. He joined Chase (NYSE:JPM) predecessor Bank One Corp. in 2001 as a commercial banking division manager and he became the northeast Ohio market president in 2003. For more information, please visit this website.