Columbus, OH, April 17, 2008 – KeyBank has appointed Larry Davis as vice president for the Food and Agribusiness team. Davis will be responsible for managing relationships with existing clients and for business development activities for the agriculture, agribusiness and food segments within Key’s middle market commercial bank portfolio. Davis’ territory will include Ohio, Michigan and the Northeast.
Davis holds a bachelor’s degree in Agribusiness Management from Purdue University and an MBA from Ohio University. Prior to joining Key, Davis held sales and management positions in the agricultural finance industry for over 20 years with Telmark Leasing, Wells Fargo and, most recently, Agri-max Financial Services.
In the past 24 months, KeyBank has hired Food and Agribusiness team members that bring with them a combined 70 years of agricultural lending experience.
Todd Beckwith, Great Lakes manager of Key’s Food and Agribusiness team, said, “Key has built a team that has considerable expertise in anticipating and meeting the unique and diverse needs of this sector. We welcome Larry to the team and look forward to the many contributions he will make to the clients we serve.”
KeyBank’s Food and Agribusiness team is one of the nation’s largest providers of financial expertise to the agribusiness sector. The team’s relationship managers have extensive expertise in creating customized financial plans for food and agribusiness companies, including providing a broad array of solutions ranging from cash management and credit to leasing. To learn more www.keybank.com\agribusiness
The team is part of Cleveland-based KeyCorp, one of the nation’s largest bank-based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $101 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.
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