Ken Gavrity Biopic

Head of Payments

As the leader of Key’s Payments business, Ken Gavrity is responsible for the strategy, development and distribution of Key’s payment offerings serving Key’s consumers, businesses, and public entities across all Segments. He oversees all aspects of Key’s Consumer Cards, Treasury Services, Commercial Card, International Trade and FX, Merchant Services and Payments Fintech partnerships.

As the leader of Key’s Analytics organization, he is responsible for setting the strategic direction for Key’s advanced analytics capabilities and cultivating the data assets that drive Key’s Consumer and Commercial strategies. This includes an integrated approach across digital, marketing, credit, and customer analytics and was significantly bolstered by the recent acquisition of AQN strategies, an analytics consultancy.

Ken has been a Board Observer for multiple Fintech companies including AvidXChange, Instamed, and BillTrust. He is also a Board Director for The Clearing House Payment Company.

Previously Ken served as Head of Product & Innovation for Enterprise Payments. Prior to that, Ken was SVP of Corporate Strategy where he joined Key in 2012. In this capacity, Ken served as a partner to the business, ensuring alignment with the KeyCorp strategy, providing leadership across various business initiatives, acquisitions, and divestitures, and facilitating the strategic planning process.

Ken has a long history in financial services, including roles with Ernst & Young, where he was a Senior Manager in the Transaction Advisory Services group assisting executive teams with a broad range of transaction and strategy related activities, corporate development roles at National City Corporation, and capital markets experience as a Fixed Income Analyst at Federated Investors. Ken earned his B.A. in Economics from Allegheny College and M.B.A. from Carnegie Mellon University. He also earned his Chartered Financial Analyst designation.