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Women Presidents' Organization announces board member

Maria Coyne is a 1982 graduate of the University of Notre Dame

Publication: dBusiness News

August 23, 2006


NEW YORK – Marsha Firestone, Ph.D., president of the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO), has announced that Maria Coyne, executive vice president and national sales manager of Community Bank for KeyBank National Association, will serve as a member of the WPO board of directors. In her role as executive vice president and national sales manager, Coyne is responsible for national sales efforts and administration of Key’s Small Business Administration program and the Key4Women (women owned business) initiatives.

“Maria is a strong advocate for women in business and will be a tremendous asset to our board,” said Firestone. “Her efforts with Key4Women are just a small example of the expertise that she will bring to the WPO.”

About Maria Coyne:

Maria C. Coyne is executive vice president and national sales manager of Community Banking for KeyBank National Association. She is responsible for the national sales efforts and administration of Key’s Small Business Administration (SBA) program and leads both Key4Women (women-owned business) and specialty segment initiatives. Previously, she was a small business strategist with the Greater Cleveland Growth Association and spent more than 10 years with Bank One, serving in various management capacities before becoming director of marketing. Maria holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance degree from the University of Notre Dame. Maria was awarded a certificate for completion of The Key Executive Experience at Weatherhead at Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management.

Maria is a member of the Advisory Council of the Center for Women’s Business Research in Washington, D.C. and is the chairperson of the Board of Directors for the Beaumont School in Cleveland Heights, Ohio.

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