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Chief Risk Review Officer and General Auditor, KeyCorp

Member of Executive Council, KeyCorp

Member of the Executive Leadership Team, KeyCorp

Kevin T. Ryan has been the Chief Risk Review Officer and General Auditor at KeyCorp since 2007.

He is responsible for managing all Risk Review (Internal Audit and Credit Risk Review) activities at KeyCorp and reports directly to the Chairperson of the Audit Committee of the Board. He is a member of KeyCorp's Executive Council and Executive Leadership Team.

Kevin began his career in 1982 at Chase Manhattan Corp. in New York City, as part of the management associate program in the Finance area. After 2 years, he relocated to Albany, N.Y. and took a position with the Internal Audit Group at KeyCorp. He worked extensively on audits pertaining to non-banking subsidiaries (lease, mortgage, and insurance) and became a key member of KeyCorp's Due Diligence Team reviewing potential mergers and acquisitions. In 1990, he was named Manager of Bank Internal Audit Activities at KBNA, KeyCorp's flagship bank. These responsibilities increased as KeyCorp continued to grow and further consolidate their banking activities. In 1993, Kevin was named Northeast Regional Audit Director responsible for all audit personnel and activities in New York, Vermont, Maine, and Florida. Following KeyCorp's merger with Society Corp., Kevin relocated to Cleveland, Ohio (1996) as manager of all Retail Lending Audit Activities and shortly thereafter (1998), was promoted to Senior Vice President in the Internal Audit Group.

In January 2000, Kevin assumed the role of Senior Vice President and Division Manager of the Consumer Finance Risk Management Group, where he was responsible for managing and coordinating all corporate risk management services (Internal Audit, Credit Risk Review, Lending Compliance, and Consumer Asset Quality Reporting) relating to Consumer Finance business lines at KeyCorp. After five years as Manager of the Consumer Finance Risk Management Group, he accepted the role of Executive Vice President in charge of the Credit Risk Review Group (Commercial Credit Risk Review and Consumer Credit Risk Review), where he was responsible for managing and coordinating all credit risk review related activities throughout the corporation (traditional and non-traditional related credit activities). In addition, in February 2007, he was given responsibility for managing the Market Risk Review & Model Validation Group.

Kevin holds an MBA from Case Western Reserve University, a BS (Accounting) from Manhattan College, is a graduate of the BAI School for Bank Administration and the RMA/Wharton Advanced Risk Management Program. He is a Certified Financial Services Auditor (CFSA) and a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA). He is a former board member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA's) International Internal Auditing Standards Board and is Vice Chairman of the IIA's Financial Services Advisory Board (FSAB). Kevin also serves as a Board member of the Ronald McDonald House in Cleveland, OH.