Cocktails with Champions: Featuring Margot Copeland
BVU's Cocktails with Champions is an opportunity for individuals to meet business and civic leaders shaping the future of Northeast Ohio.
Margot Copeland will discuss the importance of community involvement and how it has impacted her career.
We hope to see you at this casual happy hour event. Registration includes heavy appetizers and one cocktail.
Margot James Copeland is Chair & CEO of the KeyBank Foundation. In her role, she guides the company's strategic philanthropic investments in education, neighborhood prosperity, workforce development and community service. Margot also serves as Executive Vice President and Director of Philanthropy and Civic Engagement at KeyBank, one of the nation's largest bank-based multiline financial services companies. Under Copeland's leadership, KeyBank Foundation was named to The Civic 50 four consecutive times in 2013, 2014, 2016, and 2017 as one of America's fifty most community-minded companies, by Points of Light Foundation, and in 2014 and 2017 ranked #1 in among the financial services sector. Formerly Copeland served as Chief Diversity Officer at Key and under her leadership Key was consistently ranked as a Top 50 or Most Noteworthy Company for Diversity by Diversity, Inc.
Recognizing that business and community prosperity go hand in hand, Copeland leads Key's commitment to transforming and sustaining communities. She currently serves as trustee of Kent State University, (chairing the Academic Excellence and Student Success Committee), the Cleveland Clinic, Say Yes to Education NY, NY, the Thomas White Foundation and the Kenneth Scott Foundation. She participates in the Executive Mentorship Program at Morehouse College; and is a member of the Business School Advisory board at Hampton University. Copeland is the 15th National President of The Links, Incorporated, and also a member of the Executive Leadership Council.