Beth Mooney has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of KeyCorp since May 1, 2011 and a member of KeyCorp’s Board of Directors since 2010.
In November 2010 Mooney was named KeyCorp’s President and Chief Operating Officer. Mooney previously served as Vice Chair, Key Community Bank, which includes Retail Banking, Business Banking, Commercial Middle Market Banking, Wealth Management, Private Banking, Key Investment Services and KeyBank Mortgage. The Community Bank operates more than 1,000 branches and more than 1,600 ATMs across 14 states, as well as three Key Call Centers.
Mooney, who joined Key in April 2006, has over 30 years of experience in retail banking, commercial lending and real estate financing. Prior to her most recent position as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Alabama-based AmSouth Bancorporation (now Regions Financial Corporation), Mooney ran its banking operations in Tennessee and Northern Louisiana.
Mooney also completed other line assignments of increasing responsibility at Bank One Corporation, Citicorp Real Estate, Inc., Hall Financial Group and Republic Bank of Texas/First Republic. At Bank One, she served as Regional President in Akron and Dayton, and then as President of Bank One Ohio, managing major markets throughout the state.
Mooney graduated from the University of Texas in 1977 and earned her Master of Business Administration degree from Southern Methodist University in 1983, where she was selected as a 2007-2008 Distinguished Alumni of the Cox School of Business. In 2011 she was recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of “The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women” and in 2011 and 2012 was listed in the top fifty of Fortune Magazine’s “Most Powerful Women in Business”. Named the No. 1 “Woman to Watch” in banking by American Banker Magazine in 2011, Mooney became No. 2 in its 2012 “Most Powerful Women in Banking” list.
Mooney is Trustee and Treasurer of the board of the Musical Arts Association (The Cleveland Orchestra), a Trustee of Cleveland Clinic Foundation and United Way of Greater Cleveland. She is a member of The Financial Services Roundtable and is a member of the Supervisory Board of The Clearing House.