CLEVELAND, Feb. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- KeyBank today announced that Jamie Warder has been named Head of Business Banking. Most recently serving as President of USAA Bank, Warder joins KeyBank to continue its growth and focus on business clients with up to $10 million in revenue.
As part of the Consumer & Business Banking team and reporting to Dennis Devine, Co-President of Key Community Bank, Warder will lead a team responsible for all aspects of KeyBank's work with Business Banking clients in markets across 15 states. This includes client strategy, product management, the national Business Banking and SBA sales forces, and KeyBank's Business Resource Center.
"Jamie has an extremely strong background in financial services with experience across both consumer and business banking," said Devine. "In 2016, we saw excellent results for clients across our Business Banking platform. For example, our 7(a) Small Business Administration lending grew to $222 million – record-breaking volume for Key and the largest increase among the nation's top 20 SBA lenders. We're pleased that Jamie will bring his deep understanding of business owners' needs to build on this record of success and help KeyBank further our commitments to making clients and communities thrive."
"Coming off the First Niagara acquisition, this is a very exciting time to join KeyBank," said Warder. "As the bank has grown its footprint, it has also strengthened its expertise. Through Key's expanded platform, more businesses will now benefit from the broad resources of a national financial institution, delivered with the local insights of a regional bank."
Most recently, Warder served as President of USAA Bank, leading the national bank serving military members and their families. Prior to USAA, Warder served in positions with Capital One, Capital One 360, and PNC Financial Services. Earlier, Jamie consulted with McKinsey & Company. He is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and Harvard Business School. Warder also served as a captain in the United States Army for five years.
KeyCorp's roots trace back 190 years to Albany, New York. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Key is one of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $136.5 billion at December 31, 2016. Key provides deposit, lending, cash management, insurance, and investment services to individuals and businesses in 15 states under the name KeyBank National Association through a network of more than 1,200 branches and more than 1,500 ATMs. Key also provides a broad range of sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name. For more information, visit https://www.key.com/. KeyBank is Member FDIC.
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