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GCP Board selects new Chair

KeyCorp Chairman Beth Mooney elected to two-year term

Cleveland, Ohio—The Greater Cleveland Partnership Board of Directors today elected KeyCorp Chairman and CEO Beth Mooney to a two-year term as Board Chair. She succeeds Christopher Connor, chairman and CEO of The Sherwin-Williams Company, in this role.

“I am continually impressed with how the private sector in Cleveland comes together to build a stronger community,” said Mooney. “The Greater Cleveland Partnership is the engine that drives our partnership and is critical to helping our region’s economy grow.”

Mooney, who joined Key in April 2006, has more than 30 years of experience in retail banking, commercial lending and real estate financing. In November 2010, she was named KeyCorp’s president and chief operating officer. She previously served as vice chair, Key Community Bank, which includes retail banking, business banking, commercial middle-market banking, wealth management, private banking, Key Investment Services and KeyBank Mortgage.

Mooney is a member of AT&T’s Board of Directors and is a member of the Corporate Development and Finance Committee. She is also a member of the Catalyst Board of Directors and serves on the Investment Committee. In addition, she is a Trustee and Treasurer of the Board of the Musical Arts Association (The Cleveland Orchestra), a Trustee of Cleveland Clinic Foundation and a Board member of the United Way of Greater Cleveland.

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The Greater Cleveland Partnership mobilizes private-sector leadership, expertise and resources to create attractive business conditions that create jobs, grow investment and improve the economic prosperity of the region. www.gcpartnership.com.