Jon Drummond

Director, External Relations
Discover Financial Services

Jon Drummond is the director of external relations for Discover, one of America’s leading credit card and online banking companies. He is responsible for all media relations and external communications activities, including press releases, reputation management, corporate awards, spokesperson training and non-paid media outreach for all payments, banking and consumer credit products.

He was a newspaper reporter and editor for 20 years in Wisconsin, Southern California and the Chicago area prior heading up the news team in 2000 at, the online magazine extension of Encyclopedia Britannica. He has been a public relations executive since 2004 when he joined the global public relations agency Hill & Knowlton, where he was a vice president on the public affairs team and a corporate media trainer.

Jon joined Discover in 2006 as the senior manager of the corporate public relations team and was promoted to director of external relations in 2012. He has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Marquette University.