Ken Jablon, Interim President and NYC/Tri-State Chapter Coordinator
Ken Jablon worked at the Chase Manhattan Bank for 22 years in various senior positions. He was Director of Marketing and Product Management for the New York branch system, headed a branch division of more than 50 branches, led an International Consumer Banking team, directed planning for the consumer part of the bank during a major expansion of Consumer Banking and built the first household profitability system at the bank.
Prior to Chase, Jablon ran marking research for the American Bankers Association In the mid-1960s, when marketing/marketing research did not exist in most U.S. banks. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, he was involved in the infancy of consumer electronic banking by consulting for many of the large banks, other financial institutions and government agencies involved with early consumer electronic funds transfer systems and services. His last job was at Dime Savings Bank, where he helped Dime become a major player in the HELOC business in the NYC metro area. Dime was purchased by WaMu—and he retired. Jablon earned his BBA in Marketing at Manhattan College and an MBA in Marketing Management at St. John's University, The Peter J. Tobin College of Business.
Wolfgang Fenkart-Fröschl, Vice President and Vienna Chapter Coordinator
Wolfgang Fenkart-Fröschl has worked as an international banker in Europe, the United States and Central & Latin America for over 40 years. He now acts as an Executive Advisor to Western Union Financial Services after retiring in 2008 as Chairman of the Management Board of Western Union International Bank, Vienna. Besides Western Union, he spent almost 20 years with Chase Manhattan Bank in different positions in Frankfurt, New York, Mexico, São Paulo/Rio, Vienna and Santiago. He subsequently spent over 10 years with the Raiffeisen Group, Vienna, mostly as Chairman of Kathrein & Co Bank. He holds a doctorate in law from the University of Graz, an MBA from INSEAD, Fontainebleau, and a Diplôme du Droit Comparé from the University of Strasbourg.
Ottho Heldring, Vice President & Treasurer
Ottho Heldring, Treasurer. Born and raised in the Nerherlands, Ottho studied economics at Erasmus University (Rotterdam), then earned an MBA at Columbia Business School (New York). He was at Chase from 1972 to 1998. Following Credit Training, he was in Corporate, International, Treasury, Global Markets and, after the merger with Chemical Bank, in Global Trading. After leaving Chase, he was in charge of Counterparty Risk Management at American Express Bank (New York). From September 2001 to July 2022, he represented Lek Securities Corp (New York) in sales. During most of 2015-19, he roadtripped the U.S. (lower 48), South Africa, Canada's Atlantic Provinces and the UK (extensive photo rapportage on Facebook). He is a board member of the Netherland-America Foundation and currently resides in Towson, MD.
Simon Mansfield, Vice President and London Chapter Coordinator
Simon Mansfield has held / holds a number of Directorships and Trustee positions relating mainly to sports, youth, and the Judiciary.
Gene Marshall retired in 2004 after a 35-year Chase career that culminated in his running the massive Tampa credit card operations center for JPMorgan Chase. Marshall was an original investor and initial chairman and is currently a director of a State-chartered community bank in Tampa, FL, Northstar Bank. He is also a consultant for Success Sciences. He is board chair of University Area Community Development Corp (UACDC) and Tampa General Hospital and serves on the boards of: WEDU-TV; Straz Center for the Performing Arts; The Council for Educational Change (Past Chair); The Centre Club and the NYU Alumni Association, West Central Florida chapter. He is also vice chair of the Caribbean American National Development Organization. Marshall earned his BBA in finance from Baruch College/CUNY and his MBA from the Stern School of Business at NYU.
Mary Molloy, Vice President
Mary Molloy is a risk management and finance executive with deep expertise is operational risk management, compliance, finance, audit, operations and technology. At JPMorgan Chase from 1984 to 2006, Mary began her career in the Chase Corporate Controllers supporting Accounting Policy, SEC filings and Special Projects. Subsequently she served as a Senior Vice President in Treasury and served as Secretary to the Asset-Liability Committee. She also served as CFO and Risk Executive for Corporate Business Services, a start-up shared services organization; an Internal Audit Partner leading the initial implementation of SOX, and CFO and Risk Manager for Global Technology Infrastructure. Molloy also worked at AIG for nine years, serving as a Corporate Center Finance and Divestiture Executive and, ultimately, head of Corporate Operational Risk Management. A CPA and Certified Financial Planner (with a certificate from NYU), she began her career as an audit manager at Coopers & Lybrand following her graduation from College of Mount St. Vincent. She also attended the University of Delaware, Stonier Graduate School of Banking.
He is a retired reserve First Lieutenant in the Royal Dutch Cavalry. Following his military service, van den Houten graduated from the University of Lausanne, Switzerland with a degree in Business Administration; he is accredited with the title of Doctorandus Economic Sciences in the Netherlands. He began his career with Royal Dutch Shell and spent several years in managerial positions in the Republic of Congo, the Kingdom of Burundi and South Africa.
Van den Houten concluded his business career as an executive recruiter, with E.J. Lance Management Associates, and as a Senior Vice President and Director of the Signature Practice, Senior Executive Coaching Division in New York of Lee Hecht Harrison, an international Outplacement and Executive Coaching firm.
He served as President and Vice Chairman of the Netherland-America Foundation and co-founded the Dutch Financial Cub of New York. Van den Houten served as Chairman of the Artist Choice Museum and as a Trustee of the New York Studio School, both in New York City. Since his retirement and partial return to the Netherlands in 2005, he founded the Dutch Financial Club Alumni Nederland, which he served as President until 2014, and was named President of the Smiling Hospital International Foundation, a charitable foundation based in Budapest, Hungary, promoting activities for children in hospitals, currently in eight countries. He also became a Director of the ReachAnother Foundation based in Bend, Oregon, where he spends part of the year.
On April 30, 2003, he was named a Knight in the Order of Orange-Nassau by Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands for his many contributions to strengthen the relationship between the Netherlands and the United States