C-Suite Agenda

25 Most Powerful And Influential Women Bankers In The United States

Beth Mooney

Beth Mooney, Chairman and the chief executive officer of KeyCorp topped the list of the 25 most powerful women to watch in banking in the United States by a leading financial magazine American Banker for the second straight year.

Ms. Mooney, 59, the first female CEO of a major American banking company — when she became CEO in 2011. Last week, Fortune magazine put Beth Mooney at No. 47 on this list of the “50 Most Powerful Women in Business.” Who are the top women in finance?

25 Most Powerful And Influential Women Bankers In The United States:

1. Beth Mooney
Chairman and CEO, KeyCorp

Beth Mooney

2. Karen Peetz

President, BNY Mellon

3. Marianne Lake

Chief Financial Officer, JPMorgan Chase

4. Pamela Joseph

Vice Chairman, Payment Services, U.S. Bancorp

5. Carrie Tolstedt

Senior EVP, Community Banking, Wells Fargo

6. Avid Modjtabai

Senior EVP, head of consumer lending, Wells Fargo

7. Cathy Bessant

Global Technology and Operations Executive, Bank of America

8. Mary Walworth Navarro

Senior EVP, Retail and Banking Director, Huntington Bancshares

9. Barbara Yastine

Chairman, CEO and President, Ally Bank

10. Dorothy Savarese

President and CEO, The Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank

11. Diane Reyes

Global Head of Payments and Cash Management, HSBC

12. Eileen Serra

CEO of Chase Card Services, JPMorgan Chase

13. Anne Finucane

Global Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer, Bank of America

14. LeeAnne Linderman

EVP, Retail Banking, Zions First National Bank

15. Melanie Dressel

President and CEO, Columbia Banking System

16. Leslie Godridge

EVP, Head of National Corporate Specialized Industries and Global Treasury Management, U.S. Bancorp

17. Alberta Cefis

EVP, Head of Global Transaction Banking, Scotiabank

18. Maria Coyne

EVP, Branch Network, Keycorp

19. Laura Schulte

President, Eastern Region, Community Banking, Wells Fargo

20. Michelle Van Dyke

President, Mortgages, Fifth Third Bancorp

21. Janice Fukakusa
Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer, Royal Bank of Canada

22. Andrea Smith
Global Head of Human Resources, Bank of America

23. Anne Clarke Wolff
Head of Global Corporate Banking, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

24. Jane Haskin
President and CEO, First Bethany Bank & Trust

25. Sandy Pierce
Vice Chairman, FirstMerit Corp.; Chairman and CEO, FirstMerit Michigan

 

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