Alice Cho

Alice Cho


Metro Region: San Francisco Bay Area

Member Since: 2021

Alice Cho is a senior advisor at Boston Consulting Group and serves on boards of public companies, including Globe Life, a Fortune 500 company, and First Interstate BancSystem, a regional bank with 14 states in its footprint. Previously, Alice served as Company Advisor to Varo, the nation’s first digital fintech bank with over 2 million accounts and a mission to improve the financial health of consumers. Prior, Alice was a Managing Director at Promontory Financial Group and the head of its West Coast Practice. In that capacity, she advised boards and top executives of global financial institutions on issues relating to risk management, compliance, and regulatory strategy. Earlier in her career, Alice served as Special Assistant to Vice Chair Alice Rivlin at the Federal Reserve Board and was a lead analyst on banking policy issues at the Office of Management and Budget in the Executive Office of the President in Washington, D.C.

Alice earned a B.A. in Economics from Whitman College and an A.M in Public Policy from the University of Chicago. She has published articles at the Brookings Institution and in American Banker and Western Independent Bankers. Alice is a co-founder of Allrise SF, a Bay Area organization dedicated to women’s leadership in financial services and technology, a founding member of Extraordinary Women on Boards, and a member of the Advisory Council at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago.