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KeyBank To Kickoff 2007 Diversity Thought Leadership Series With Focus On 'The African American Economy: A National Community Imperative'

KeyBank To Kickoff 2007 Diversity Thought Leadership Series With Focus On 'The African American Economy: A National Community Imperative'

Published 01-10-07

Submitted by KeyBank

CLEVELAND, OH - January 9, 2007 "“ The City Club of Cleveland and sponsor, KeyBank, kickoff the 2007 KeyBank Diversity Thought Leadership Series on Friday, January 26. Featured speaker, Bruce S. Gordon, President and CEO, NAACP, leads off this third annual series engaging area residents and community leaders in aspects of business management and the profound impact inclusive environments have on economic growth and humankind.

For tickets and information, visit http://www.cityclub.org/content/speakers/speakersupcoming.aspx or call The City Club at 216-621-0082. The entire series will be available via podcast and live Webcast on The City Club Website. Visit the below links to learn more about the following speakers:

2007 Diversity Thought Leadership Schedule:

  • Bruce S. Gordon (January 26)
    President and CEO, NAACP
    http://www.cityclub.org/content/speakers/SpeakerDetail.aspx?spkID=5425
    "The African American Economy: A National Community Imperative"

  • Luke Visconti (June 1)
    Partner and Co-Founder, DiversityInc. http://www.cityclub.org/content/speakers/SpeakerDetail.aspx?spkID=5426
    "Using Diversity to Drive Business Results: The Art of Diversity Excellence"

  • Dr. Beverly Tatum (September 21)
    President, Spelman College
    http://www.cityclub.org/content/speakers/SpeakerDetail.aspx?spkID=5443
    "The New College Graduate and the Workplace"

  • Ralph Alvarez (October 26)
    President and COO, McDonald’s Corporation and KeyCorp Director
    http://www.cityclub.org/content/speakers/SpeakerDetail.aspx?spkID=5444
    "Thriving in the New U.S. Marketplace"

    The 2007 KeyBank Diversity Thought Leadership Series is an expansion of what began in 2004 as a group of internal dialogues engaging parent company KeyCorp’s (NYSE: KEY) senior executives and managers in topical issues important to cultivating inclusive work environments. These internal dialogues will continue this year, with each speaker providing important perspectives relative to Key’s business objectives.

    All 2007 KeyBank Diversity Thought Leadership Series speeches will be broadcast live on WCLV 104.9 FM at 12:30 p.m. and transmitted to The City Club radio network of more than 140 stations around the country. They will also be broadcast by NPR TV affiliate WVIZ ideastream® at 10:00 a.m. the following Sunday. More than 400,000 people listen to The City Club Forums each week.

    For audio or video copies of the 2007, 2006 and 2005 series, call The City Club at 216-621-0082, listen to the following 2006/2005 KeyBank Diversity Thought Leadership Series presentations now by clicking on the podcast links below.

  • Ilene Lang President, Catalyst
    "Gender Diversity: A Competitive Advantage"(October 20, 2006)
    http://cityclubpodcast.optiem.com/CityClubPodcast-061020.mp3

  • Nancy Cantor, PhD., Chancellor, University of Syracuse
    "Building Intellectual and Social Capital through Diversity and Innovation" (June 9, 2006)
    http://cityclubpodcast.optiem.com/CityClubPodcast-060609.mp3

  • Tex G. Hall, Former Chairman, National Congress of American Indians
    "Contemporary Issues in Native America" (March 24, 2006)
    http://cityclubpodcast.optiem.com/CityClubPodcast-060324.mp3

  • Dr. David A. Thomas, Internationally Renowned Scholar and Naylor Fitzhugh Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
    "The Benefits of an Inclusive Workplace" (September 30, 2005)
    http://cityclubpodcast.optiem.com/CityClubPodcast-050930.mp3

    The City Club of Cleveland

    Established to encourage new ideas and a free exchange of thought, The City Club is the oldest continuous free speech forum in the country, renowned for its tradition of debate and discussion. Its mission is to inform, educate and inspire citizens by presenting significant ideas and providing opportunities for dialogue in a collegial setting. For more information about the City Club of Cleveland call 888-223-6786 or visit http://www.cityclub.org.

    KeyCorp

    Cleveland-based KeyCorp is one of the nation’s largest bank-based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $96 billion. Key companies provide investment management, retail and commercial banking, consumer finance, and investment banking products and services to individuals and companies throughout the United States and, for certain businesses, internationally. For news about corporate citizenship at Key, visit http://www.csrwire.com/companyprofile?id=993.

    Note to Editors: For up-to-date company information, media contacts and facts and figures about Key’s lines of business, visit our Media Newsroom at http://www.Key.com/newsroom

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    KeyBank

    KeyBank

    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 $176.2 billion at March 31, 2021. Key provides deposit, lending, cash management, and investment services to individuals and businesses in 15 states under the name KeyBank National Association through a network of approximately 1,100 branches and more than 1,400 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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