Ken Gavrity is Head of Enterprise Payments for KeyCorp. He is responsible for the strategy, development and distribution of Key’s domestic and international payment offerings serving Key’s consumers, businesses, public entities and financial institutions across all Segments. He oversees all aspects of Key’s Consumer Debit and Credit Cards, Treasury Services, Commercial Card, International Trade and FX, Merchant Services and Payments Fintech partnerships; including product strategy, management, business development, implementation and support services. He is also a member of Key’s Executive Leadership Team.
Ken is 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 Commercial Payments as well as Product & Innovation leader for Commercial 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. He also earned his Chartered Financial Analyst designation.