Thomas C. Stevens is Vice Chair and Chief Administrative Officer of KeyCorp. His responsibilities include managing Key's Law HR Marketing and Communications Key Technology and Operations and Risk Review Groups along with Key Principal Partners.
Tom is also a member of the Board of Directors of KeyCorp.
Before joining KeyCorp in 1996 Tom was the Managing Partner of Thompson Hine a law firm serving as counselors advisors and advocates to a full spectrum of clients ranging from major public and private corporations to financial institutions governments nonprofit organizations venture capitalists and individual entrepreneurs. He joined the firm immediately upon graduation from Duke Law School in 1974 became a partner in 1982 and was named the Managing Partner in 1991 overseeing the law firm's operations of the Brussels Cincinnati Cleveland Columbus Dayton and Washington offices. At Thompson Hine Tom served as the outside counsel for KeyCorp and Society Corporation over the past two decades as well as representing other clients such as Steris Corporation Eaton Corporation and American Consumer Products.
Tom serves on the Board of Trustees of the Playhouse Square Foundation Cleveland Leadership Center Young Audiences of Greater Cleveland and the Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation. He is a Member of the Financial Services Roundtable the Council of Institutional Investors New York Bankers Association and the American and Cleveland Bar Associations. Presently Tom is serving as Campaign Chairman for JumpStart Inc. Tom had served as a Co-Chair of the Professional Market of United Way Services dealing with the Investment Law and Consulting Communities. Tom was the Chairman of the Board of The Greater Cleveland Roundtable and was also past President of the American Society of Corporate Secretaries Ohio Chapter. At the Greater Cleveland Growth Association Tom served as Chair of Build-Up Greater Cleveland and the New Business Investment Council. Tom is a Leadership Cleveland Graduate 1993 Class and active in the Court of Nisi Prius (a local attorney's organization).
Tom received his B.A. degree summa cum laude from The State University of New York at Albany in 1971. He graduated first in his class with a J.D. degree from The Duke University School of Law where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and of the Duke Law Journal.