- University of Minnesota, B.A., 1979
- Columbia, J.D., 1982
Esta Stecher is Chair of the Board of Directors of Goldman Sachs Bank USA and Goldman Sachs International Bank.
Ms. Stecher previously was Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs Bank USA from May 2011 until June 2016, Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Goldman Sachs from 2000 until May 2011 and Tax Director of Goldman Sachs from 1994 until 2000.
Ms. Stecher began her career as an attorney at Sullivan & Cromwell, becoming Partner in 1990, and subsequently head of that firm’s Tax Group.
Ms. Stecher is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Dean’s Council of Columbia Law School.