Mark Midkiff is Chief Risk Officer of KeyCorp, responsible for Key's risk management functions, including credit, market, compliance and operational risk, as well as portfolio management and asset recovery activities. Mark reports directly to Chris Gorman and is a member of KeyCorp's Executive Leadership Team and Executive Council. He is vice chair of the Enterprise Risk Management Committee.
Mark joined Key from BB&T, where he served as Deputy Chief Credit Officer. Prior to this role, Mark served as the Global Chief Risk Officer, responsible for overseeing the risk functions in all of GE Capital’s business units. During his tenure at GEC, Mark’s role was to lead and evolve all aspects of Global Risk Management during a major organization restructuring, directing a diverse team of CROs and operating across 20 countries.
Mark has also held positions of increasing responsibility at MUFG Union Bank, where his last position was Vice Chairman and Chief Risk Officer. In this role he led and grew the Enterprise Risk Management business across Union Bank and the broader MUFG organization in the U.S., Canada and Latin America.
Mark began his career in 1984 with Wachovia Corporation (now Wells Fargo Bank), where he spent 25 years in risk management and line of business roles of increasing responsibility.
Mark earned his bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Management from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also attended Wachovia’s Executive Leadership Program at Duke University, and The Wharton School’s Executive Risk Management Program.
Mark currently serves on the Advisory Council of the International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers (IACPM) and is a board member of the Risk Management Association. In Cleveland, he has been appointed to the board of directors for the Cleveland Play House.