As Great Lakes regional president Charles W. Sulerzyski oversees revenue contribution margin expense management and credit quality of the portfolio as well as growing the client base in all franchise businesses (Retail Business Banking Key Private Bank Middle Market and Community Development) in the nine districts comprised of KeyBank's Great Lakes Region (Central Indiana Cleveland Cincinnati Columbus Dayton Eastern OH Northern Indiana Michigan and Toledo).
Sulerzyski brings to Key more than 30 years of experience in consumer financial services. He has held a number of senior management/leadership roles during his career including Executive Vice President/Retail Banking Group at Provident Bank and CEO of BancOne's Investment Management and Trust Group.
At Provident Sulerzyski was responsible for the Retail Banking Group which included Trust Securities Private Banking Business Banking Consumer Lending Marketing Branch Network Internet Call Center and bank expansion into Florida. He managed more than 1 100 people and 70 branches in Ohio Kentucky and Florida. Among his achievements Sulerzyski developed a strategic plan and new management team that nearly doubled the bank's retail earnings in four years.
At BancOne Sulerzyski led the corporation's investment and trust activities and improved earnings from $44 million to $75 million. Most recently he served as managing director Marsh Affinity and Private Client Practices for Marsh & McLennan; Inc; overseeing three consumer businesses: Private Client Services a high-end personal casualty brokerage business; @Work a voluntary benefits company for Fortune 1000 Firms; and Private Client Life Solutions a high-end life insurance provider. At Marsh he revamped the company's sales processes and created new training measurement and recognition programs that result in 20% annual sales growth for the past three years.
Sulerzyski graduated from New York University with a degree in Economics; and earned an MBA in marketing from Fordham University's Graduate school of business.