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Jeffery J. Weaver

Executive Vice President & Director- Qualitative Risk Assessment
Jeffery  J.  Weaver  is  an Executive Vice President  &  Director  of  Qualitative Risk  Assessment at  KeyBank.  In this  capacity,  Jeff  is  responsible for  formalizing the non-model  qualitative process  risk  assessment  of  the corporation which also includes  leadership of  the Management  Estimate Independent  Review  Team  (MEIRT)  processes.  Jeff  also has responsibility  for  enhancement  of  firm-wide non-financial  risk  appetite  tolerances  and risk assessment  of  the  qualitative processes  used to quantify  and manage financial  risks.  He serves  on the Executive Council  and the Model  Risk  Committee of  the corporation.

Prior to advancement in 2017, Jeff established and led Key’s Credit Portfolio Management practice where he was responsible for concentration risk management for a $145 Billion credit portfolio. Work in this area led to his election to Chairman of the Board of the International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers in 2015, a global industry association with 92 financial institutions, where he continues to serve as its Chairman Emeritus and member of the Executive Committee. Jeff came to KeyCorp in 2005 from TD Securities (USA), Inc., a subsidiary of TD Bank in New York, NY; and has held positions of increasing responsibility at Bank of New York, JP Morgan, and Citicorp Investment Bank.

Extensively involved in various philanthropic and cultural endeavors, Jeff serves on the Board of Trustees of The Cleveland Orchestra; The Union Club of Cleveland; Cleveland Rape Crisis Center; The Country Club; and is the Treasurer of the Board of St. Vincent's Charity Medical Center in Cleveland.

He is also a four-term member of the Board of Trustees of the Community Service Society of New York, a direct service and advocacy group for the poor of New York City, serving as chairman of its Investment Committee; and the Cornell University Council where he was bestowed the 2010 Wilbur Parker Distinguished Alumni Award by its Johnson School of Management.

In 2009, he was featured in Black Enterprise Magazine as one of the "100 Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America". In 2010, 2012 and 2018, Jeff was also named by Savoy Magazine as one of the "The Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America."

Jeff holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Government from Cornell University, where he also earned his MBA in Finance from its Johnson School of Management.