Head of Equity Research (Ret.)—KeyBanc Capital Markets (Investment bank); Director since 2020
Director since 2020
U.S. Property Casualty Insurance Subsidiary Director
Ms. Benacci served as head of equity research from 2004 until her retirement in 2019 of KeyBanc Capital Markets, a subsidiary of KeyCorp, one of the nation’s largest bank-based financial services companies. She directed a sell-side equity research group of more than 100 individuals covering 600 companies in a variety of industries. For more than a decade earlier in her career, she provided research coverage on companies in the property casualty and life insurance sectors. During her time as a senior insurance analyst, Ms. Benacci was named by the Wall Street Journal as a top-ranked analyst. She started her investment career with National City Bank then moved to Eaton Corporation as an analyst and pension fund manager before joining KeyBanc in 1989.
Ms. Benacci is a qualified financial expert and will contribute valuable perspective on the investment analyst community and capital markets. Her extensive leadership skills, including strategy development, revenue and market share growth and business transformation, and her experience in governance and compliance will benefit our board and shareholders.
Selected Directorships and Memberships
Board Member, John Carroll University (2006-2017; 2019-present)
Board Member, Boys Hope Girls Hope of Northeast Ohio (2004-present)
Nonprofit boards benefiting cancer patients and student scholarships
Age as of March 10, 2021