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Dale Clayton

Chief Credit Officer

Dale Clayton is the Chief Credit Officer and an Executive Vice President of KeyCorp. Key’s credit adjudication, credit portfolio management, problem asset resolution, and credit reporting and analytics functions for KeyBank’s commercial portfolios report to Dale. Dale serves as Chair of the Credit Risk and Credit Policy Committees, and as a member of the Enterprise Risk Management, ALLL, ALCO, Market Risk, Fair Value, Healthcare Concentration and Real Estate Concentration Committees.

Over the last 19 years with Key, Dale has held various leadership roles including National Manager of the Asset Recovery Group, National Credit Executive supporting Dealer Finance, and Regional Credit Officer supporting Key Real Estate Capital.

Dale earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Indiana Wesleyan University and an Executive MBA from Case Western Reserve University.

Dale and his wife Tammy, reside in Kirtland Hills, Ohio. They are active members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. They have two daughters, Jessika and Lindsey, who are both married and reside near Salt Lake City, Utah. They are proud grandparents of 5 grandchildren with 1 more on the way. Their favorite past times are annual vacations and time with their family