April 30, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- KeyCorp has been ranked second on DiversityInc magazine's list of Top Ten Regional Companies for Diversity and eighth on the list of Top Ten Companies for Supplier Diversity. The honors were announced at DiversityInc's annual awards event in
KeyCorp also was named one of DiversityInc's 25 Noteworthy Companies.
KeyCorp Chairman and CEO
delivered a keynote address at the event, speaking about her personal career journey, which took her from a time when women were not generally hired into banking to her current position as the first women CEO of a Top 20 American bank. Speaking about the power of mentoring in helping women succeed, she offered not only career advice but also her own personal philosophy: "First, be your best. Second, be of service – your community needs your gifts as much as your career does. And finally, be grateful. Gratitude gives us dignity and grace. Take every opportunity to say 'thank you' to those who help you along the way."
(See a video of her remarks at:
noted, "From Chairman and CEO
all the way down, this company's commitment to using diversity management to drive talent development and community relationships is very deep. Chief Diversity Officer
has been instrumental in the company's efforts, which include having almost a third of its senior executives sitting on the board of multicultural nonprofits."
Key traces its history back more than 160 years and is headquartered in
. One of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, Key has assets of approximately
December 31, 2011
Key provides deposit, lending, cash management and investment services to individuals and small businesses in 14 states under the name KeyBank National Association. Key also provides a broad range of sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout
the United States
under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name.
For more information, visit https://www.key.com/. KeyBank is Member FDIC.