At KeyBank, we value diversity and foster inclusion throughout our business, from the employees we hire and the customers we serve, to the suppliers we use and the communities that welcome us. Every employee is engaged with and committed to our goals.

Our Commitment to Diversity Starts Here

Our Workforce

We develop our workforce and grow talent to reflect the diversity of our clients and the communities we serve and live in.

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Our Workplace

Our inclusion-driven culture encourages employees to engage, live our Key Values and “bring your authentic self to Key.”

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Our Marketplace

We are committed to developing mutually beneficial relationships with diverse suppliers and to strengthening economic development in the communities we serve.

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Strengthening Business Networking

Through our ten current Key Business Impact and Networking Groups (KBINGs), we attract, engage, develop and retain a diverse workforce. Open to all employees, KBINGs help strengthen relationships and connections with our clients and communities.

  • African-American
  • Asian
  • Champions of People with Disabilities
  • Hispanic-Latino
  • Jewish Cultural
  • Key for Lifetime Contributors
  • Key Women’s Network
  • Key Young Professionals
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) and Allies
  • Military Inclusion

67% Diversity in Key's Enterprise Workforce

We’ve been championing women-owned businesses for more than 50 years. Today, our Key4Women® community gives women access to business capital, customized services and exclusive networking opportunities.

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Over $1 Billion Spent with Key's Diverse Suppliers

We do more than hire a diverse workforce – we support diverse businesses.

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Key U.S. Employee Diversity in December 20171

Employee CategoryFemaleWhiteBlack/African AmericanHispanic/LatinoAsianAll Other
KeyCorp Board of Directors31%88%13%0%0%0%
Exec/Sr Level Officials and Managers27%85%7%4%5%0%
First/Mid-Level Officials and Managers50%87%5%4%3%1%
Sales Workers, Admin Support and Service Workers69%76%10%7%4%2%
Total KeyCorp Workforce (19,447 employees)60%80%8%5%5%2%

Awarded for Our Diversity and Inclusion

Our commitment to diversity is reflected in the awards we've received. We have an exciting record of ten years of perfect Corporate Equality Index scores. DiversityInc has named us a Top 50 Company for five consecutive years. And we've achieved even more:

9x winner

DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity (2005, 2007-09, 2014-18)

5x winner

DiversityInc Top 20 Companies for Diversity Councils (2014-18)

4x winner

Black EOE Journal "Best of the Best" Top Employers (2015-18)

10x winner

Human Rights Campaign Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality (2008-11, 2013-18)

4x winner

Military Friendly® Employer and Military Friendly® Spouse Employer (2016-19)


National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC) Best-of-the-Best Corporation for Inclusion



This information is developed based on current EEO-1 reporting categories, and represents KeyCorp’s diversity in 2017.