Beth Mooney

Beth Mooney
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Cleveland, OH
United States
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Master of Business Administration, Southern Methodist University; Bachelor of Arts / Science, University of Texas Austin
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When she stepped into the role of KeyCorp's chairman and CEO in May, Mooney became the first female chief of a top 20 U.S. bank. She now oversees more than 15,000 employees and assets of near $90 billion, and will need to steer the Cleveland, Ohio-based bank past one of its darker eras. After hemorrhaging money in 2008-09, it returned to profitability last year and in March repaid the $2.5 billion in TARP funds. In her first 100 days, she met with the top third of shareholders and employees in Key's 20 local markets and 14 states. She's continuing plans to build 40 new branches this year, while updating the branches' appearance from "Dairy Queen in an era of Starbucks." She answers all employee emails personally--including the recent "you go girl!" congratulations from the bank's women--and likes to write thank-you notes by hand to show her sincerity. [...] more

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