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 Women’s Network
  • Key Young Professionals
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) and Allies
  • Military Inclusion
  • Key for Lifetime Contributors

66% 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 20161

Employee CategoryFemaleWhiteBlack/African AmericanHispanic/LatinoAsianOther
KeyCorp Board of Directors29%88%12%0%0%0%
Exec/Sr Level Officials and Managers31%90%5%1%3%0%
First/Mid-Level Officials and Managers55%87%5%4%3%1%
Sales Workers, Admin Support and Service Workers70%77%11%6%4%2%
Total KeyCorp Workforce (19,447 employees)62%81%8%5%4%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 eight years of perfect Corporate Equality Index scores. Profiles in Diversity Journal named us a top 10 Innovations in Diversity Award winner. Black EOE Journal named us the "Best of the Best" for supplier diversity. And we've achieved even more:

8x winner

DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity (2005, 2007-09, 2014-17)

4x winner

DiversityInc Top 13 Companies for Diversity Councils (2014-17)

3x winner

Black EOE Journal "Best of the Best" Top Employers (2015-17)

9x winner

Human Rights Campaign Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality (2008-11, 2013-17)

2x winner

G.I. Jobs® Military Friendly® Employer and G.I. Jobs Military Spouse Friendly Employer


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 2016.