Christopher M. Gorman
Christopher M. Gorman currently serves as Vice Chairman and President of Banking. In this role, Gorman is responsible for KeyCorp’s businesses.
Previously, Gorman was 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 U.S. bank M&A transaction since the financial crisis and the largest acquisition in Key’s 190-year history.
Prior to that, Gorman served as the President of Key Corporate Bank, which includes KeyBank Real Estate Capital, Enterprise Commercial Payments, Key Equipment Finance and KeyBanc Capital Markets.
Gorman 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.
Gorman is credited with building one of the first fully integrated Corporate and Investment Banks focused on the middle market. Previously, Gorman led KeyBanc Capital Markets. He also held key leadership roles at McDonald Investments, a registered broker-dealer acquired by KeyCorp in 1998.
Gorman is a member of The Financial Services Roundtable. He serves as a board member of University Hospital Health System, Catholic Community Foundation of Cleveland and the Cleveland Museum of Art.
Previously, Gorman was a member of the Sisters of Charity Health Systems Board of Directors and served on the Executive Committee. Gorman also served as a Trustee of the Cleveland Institute of Music and The Zoological Society of Cleveland. He is the immediate past Chairman of Business Volunteers Unlimited and past Chairman of the KeyCorp United Way Services Campaign.
Gorman received a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Miami University. Gorman is a member of the Board of Visitors of Miami University’s Farmer School of Business.