Chris Gorman headshot September 2019

President and Chief Operating Officer, KeyCorp

Director, KeyCorp

Member Executive Leadership Team, KeyCorp

Member Executive Council, KeyCorp

Chairman and CEO, KeyBank, NA

Christopher M. Gorman currently serves as President and Chief Operating Officer of KeyCorp.

Previously, Chris was Vice-Chairman and President of Banking where he was responsible for KeyCorp’s businesses. Chris was also responsible for leading Key’s integration of First Niagara Financial Group, a $40B financial institution with 400 branches throughout the northeastern U.S. Key’s acquisition of First Niagara is the largest in Key’s 190-year history.

Prior to that, Chris served as the President of Key Corporate Bank, which includes KeyBank Real Estate Capital, Enterprise Commercial Payments, Key Equipment Finance and KeyBanc Capital Markets.

He previously led KeyBanc Capital Markets and held various leadership roles at McDonald Investments, a registered broker-dealer acquired by KeyCorp in 1998.

Chris has been a member of KeyCorp's Executive Leadership Team, and President of the KeyBank Foundation Board of Trustees since 2010. Additionally, he serves as Chairman of KeyCorp’s Corporate Responsibility Council.

Chris is a member of The Bank Policy Institute and serves as a board member of University Hospital Health System, Catholic Community Foundation of Cleveland and the Cleveland Museum of Art.

Previously, Chris was a member of the Sisters of Charity Health Systems Board of Directors and served on the Executive Committee. Chris also served as a Trustee of the Cleveland Institute of Music and The Zoological Society of Cleveland. He is the past Chairman of Business Volunteers Unlimited and past Chairman of the KeyCorp United Way Services Campaign.

Chris received a Bachelors’ degree in Finance from Miami University and is a member of the Board of Visitors of Miami University’s Farmer School of Business.