KeyCorp’s Beth Mooney Receives Prestigious Maltz Heritage Award
(CLEVELAND, OH) May 14, 2019 – The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage was joined by 500 guests last night to recognize the accomplishments of Beth E. Mooney, Chairman and CEO of KeyCorp, as she was presented with The Maltz Heritage Award. The award acknowledged Ms. Mooney’s leadership in creating a culture of inclusion and diversity at KeyCorp. Past award recipients include: Christopher Connor (2018), Audrey and Albert Ratner (2017), Barbara Snyder (2016), Milt and Tamar Maltz (2015), Sandy Cutler (2014), and Toby Cosgrove (2013). Museum founder Milt Maltz was pleased to present the award alongside board chair, Grant Dinner and event co-chairs Sandy Cutler, Carole Hoover, Albert Ratner, and Barbara Snyder, with invocation by board member Reverend Dr. Otis Moss, Jr.
In a message to guests, the co-chairs expressed their admiration for Ms. Mooney, saying, “It is our honor to recognize her ongoing contribution to the vitality of Northeast Ohio.”
Beth E. Mooney has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of KeyCorp since May 1, 2011. In 2010, she was named President and became a member of KeyCorp’s Board of Directors. Mooney graduated from the University of Texas and earned her Master of Business Administration degree from Southern Methodist University. She has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of “The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women” and by Fortune Magazine as one of the Top 50 “Most Powerful Women in Business.” Mooney was named the #1 Most Powerful Woman in Banking for three years before “retiring” to the Hall of Fame to make way for other winners. Other accolades include being named was the recipient of the ‘Corporate Responsibility Award’ from the Foreign Policy Association for leading KeyBank’s civic leadership and community outreach, receiving the 2017 ‘Women of Note Legacy Award’ from the Cleveland Foundation for her outstanding business, civic and philanthropic leadership in Greater Cleveland, and also in 2017, being named American Banker’s “Banker of the Year.” Mooney is on the Board of Directors of United Way of Greater Cleveland and was Co-Chair of the 2017/2018 campaign. Mooney is the Immediate Past Chair of the Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP), one of the largest Chambers of Commerce in the nation, and remains a member of its Board and Executive Committee. She is also a Trustee and Treasurer of the Board of the Musical Arts Association (The Cleveland Orchestra) and a Trustee of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
The Maltz Heritage Award is presented to a person and/or organization that demonstrates leadership in the Northeast Ohio community and whose values align with the mission of the Museum – to build bridges of tolerance and understanding with those of other religions, races, cultures, and ethnic backgrounds. The Heritage Award reflects values of leaving a legacy from generation to generation.
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