George Scanlon is CEO at Fidelity National Financial and brings nearly three decades of management expertise from diverse industries to this role. He joined Fidelity as COO in June 2010 from Fidelity Information Services, where he served as EVP – Finance. Prior to the FIS acquisition of Metavante in October 2009, he served as the CFO for FIS.
George received his B.A. in accounting from the University of Notre Dame, and his M.B.A. from the University of Miami. He is a member of the Gator Bowl Chairman’s Club, the Jacksonville Civic Council and the board of Leadership Jacksonville.
Born in Chicago, George is a first-generation Irish American with Irish ancestry on both sides: his father has roots in counties Roscommon and Sligo, and his mother’s family originally lived in Ennistymon, County Clare. He says of his Irish heritage: “I learned the principles of life from ancestors who were simple, honest, hard working people with fortitude, strong faith and a focus on love of family.”
George and his wife, Dianne, have two children.