Jeff L. Hubbard
Market President, Commercial Sales Leader-Connecticut and Western Massachusetts Market, KeyBank
Jeff L. Hubbard serves as President and Commercial Sales Leader for KeyBank's Connecticut and Western Massachusetts market. In this role, he leads the bank's regional economic and community development efforts, and oversees the sales effort for delivering a full range of lending and financial services offered to commercial clients. He is also accountable for driving collaboration and coordination of activities and resources to generate revenue growth and increase market share, and serves as the external face and voice of KeyBank in the Connecticut and Western Massachusetts communities. Jeff is also the President of the Key Serving Company.
Prior to the acquisition of First Niagara Bank by KeyBank in 2016, Hubbard served as New England Regional President for First Niagara. He joined First Niagara in 2015 from TD Bank, N.A., where he served for six years, most recently as Regional Vice President, Commercial Banking responsible for managing the daily business activities for the bank in the Hartford region of Connecticut, as well as expanded responsibility for leading the bank's commercial, middle market and small business lending activities statewide.
Prior to TD Bank, Hubbard served as Senior Risk Officer for Bank of America with responsibility for evaluating credit approvals in collaboration with market objectives. From 2002 to 2009, he was Senior Vice President and Manager for Webster Bank, with responsibilities in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island. In addition to leading a team of more than a dozen bankers, during his seven-year tenure he oversaw the launch of four major initiatives for the bank. From 1993 to 2002, Hubbard was based in New Haven, CT serving in senior management positions with Fleet Bank and Merrill Lynch.
Hubbard earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Plymouth State University in Plymouth New Hampshire, a Mastery Certificate from the University of Connecticut Business School and is enrolled in the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Wharton University. He's an active member of the community, serving on the Executive boards of the Connecticut Business & Industry Council, Connecticut Bankers Association, and Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau. Jeff has board roles on United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut, Greater New Haven United Way, Greater Hartford YMCA, CAPA/Shubert New Haven, and HEDCO Inc. and Market New Haven.He is a former board member of the Community Investment Corporation, Connecticut.
A Connecticut native, Hubbard resides in Guilford, CT with his wife Diane, and has three adult children. He is based in Key's Connecticut Market Center, located at 195 Church Street in New Haven.