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Mark Midkiff

Chief Risk Officer
Key Bank 
Cleveland, Ohio

Present Job Function: Midkiff is chief risk officer of Key Bank, responsible for KeyBank’s risk management functions, including credit, market, compliance, and operational risk, as well as portfolio management and asset recovery activities. He is a member of KeyBank’s executive leadership team and executive council. He also serves on the board of directors for KeyBank, NA.


Previous Employment: Midkiff joined KeyBank from BB&T, where he served as deputy chief credit officer. Prior to this role, he served as the global chief risk officer, responsible for overseeing the risk functions in all of GE Capital’s (GEC) business units. During his tenure at GEC, Midkiff’s role was to lead and evolve all aspects of global risk management during a major organization restructuring, directing a diverse team of CROs and operating across 20 countries.

Midkiff has also served as vice chairman and chief risk officer for MUFG Union Bank. In this role, he led and grew the enterprise risk management business across Union Bank and the broader MUFG organization in the U.S., Canada, and Latin America.


Education: Midkiff earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration and management from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also attended Wachovia’s Executive Leadership Program at Duke University, and the RMA/Wharton School’s Executive Risk Management Program.



Past board member and current member of the Advisory Council of the International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers (IACPM)

Past board member, Bay Area Council

Member, Board of Directors, Cleveland Play House


RMA Service:

Member, Board of Directors, Executive Committee,

Member, Board of Directors, Executive Committee and Chair, Enterprise Risk Council and Chair, Enterprise Risk Council


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