George Scanlon has been Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity National Financial since October, 2010. George joined FNF as Chief Operating Officer in June 2010 from FIS where he served as EVP - Finance. Prior to the acquisition by FIS of Metavante Corporation in October, 2009, he served as the Chief Financial Officer for FIS. Previously, he served as the CFO for BFC Financial Corporation and Woodbridge Holdings Corporation – both affiliated diversified holding companies with interests in banking and real estate based in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Additionally, George served as CFO for two venture capital backed technology companies, as well as Senior Vice President at Ryder System, Inc. in Miami, FL, where he held Controller, Corporate Planning and Development responsibilities. He began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Chicago, IL.
George received his B. A. in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame, and his M. B. A. from the University of Miami. He serves on the board of Ceridian Corporation and is the Chairman of the Audit Committee, and also serves on the board of Fidelity Newport Holdings, LLC.
He is also involved in a number of civic activities including serving on the boards of Jacksonville University and Leadership Jacksonville, is a member of the Gator Bowl Executive Committee and the Jacksonville Civic Council, and has been honored as a member of the 2011 Irish America Wall Street 50.