Key's LGBT Diversity and Inclusion Recognition

KeyBank is a recognized leader of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Our commitment to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community has resulted in several distinctions, including:

  • Current and eight-time overall Human Rights Campaign – Best Companies for LGBT Equality
  • KeyBank is the first Cleveland-headquartered company to achieve a perfect score
  • 2010 Corporate Equality Award from the Cleveland, Ohio chapter of the Human Rights Campaign

The recognition we receive is based on our workplace environment. Through our strategies and activities, KeyBank demonstrates that our workplace is one of acceptance. We provide:

  • Employment practices that support LGBT employees
  • Domestic partner and transgender-inclusive benefits 
  • COBRA-like coverage for domestic partners
  • An inclusion-driven work environment that respects all elements of diversity, including LGBT
  • LGBT and allies employee resource group (LGBTA Key Business Networking Group)

The LGBT and allies Key Business Networking Group (LGBTA KBNG) is a network for LGBT employees at KeyBank and their allies who come together to share ideas and create initiatives to foster professional development, enhance an inclusive workforce and workplace, and help communities thrive. We also focus on strategies to assist KeyBank in growing relationships with the LGBT clients. 

"Key’s sponsorship of a business networking group representing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender team members and their allies underscores Key’s commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and across Key’s geography"

Paul Harris, Secretary and General Counsel, LGBTA KBNG Executive Sponsor

We encourage diversity and inclusion within our communities as well as in our employment practices. KeyBank, the Key Foundation, and our employees provide support to the LGBT community, including, but not limited to:

  • Bangor Pride (Bangor, ME)
  • Basic Rights Oregon (Portland, OR)
  • Buffalo and Western New York Pride (Buffalo, NY)
  • Capital Pride (Albany, NY)
  • Cleveland Pride (Cleveland, OH)
  • Circle City IN Pride (Indianapolis, IN)
  • Human Rights Campaign (Cleveland, OH)
  • Our House of Portland (Portland, OR)
  • Plexus chapter of the LGBT Chamber of Commerce (Cleveland, OH)
  • Portland Pride (Portland, OR)
  • Seattle Pridefest (Seattle, WA)
  • Stonewall Columbus Pride (Columbus, OH)

For questions or additional information on LGBT diversity and inclusion at KeyBank, email