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Joe Evangelisti

Managing Director and Head of Worldwide Corporate Communications and Media Relations, J.P. MorganChase

Joe Evangelisti is managing director and head of worldwide corporate communications and media relations for J.P. MorganChase. In this role, he also serves as chief spokesman for the company and oversees internal communications. He is also a member of the company’s executive committee, comprised of the firm’s most senior leaders. 

Evangelisti joined J.P. Morgan in 1986, following a brief stint as an assistant buyer for a New York City retailer. He began as a member of J.P. Morgan’s internal communications team. Two years later, he joined the company’s media relations unit as a junior press officer, and in 1992 he relocated to London, where he was head of media relations for J.P. Morgan in the U.K. A year later he became head of media relations and corporate communications for the U.K., Continental Europe, Middle East and Africa. 

In 1996, he returned to the U.S. and was appointed head of global media relations for J.P. Morgan. In 2000, when Chase bought J.P. Morgan, Evangelisti became head of global media relations for the combined firm. And in 2004, when Bank One and J.P. MorganChase merged, he became head of global media relations for the new firm. In early 2006, he was promoted to his current position. 

Evangelisti is a senior champion for the firm’s PRIDE employee networking group and active with the company's LGBT community. Outside the company, he serves on the advisory board of Columbia University’s Masters in Strategic Communications program and is also a member of the Conference Board and PR Seminar. 


  • B.A., University of Virginia