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Krista Spada Promoted to Director of Transactions Cycle Management for Key Equipment Finance

Posted 02/01/2024

SUPERIOR, Colo. – February 1, 2024 – Key Equipment Finance (KEF), a division of KeyBank, promoted Krista Spada to director of transactions cycle management for KEF. Reporting to Peter Bullen, group head for KEF, Spada oversees new commercial and government client onboarding functions including commercial, governmental and syndication documentation, certain compliance functions and the transaction closing process. In addition, she overseas asset management, including off-lease and remarketing, and systems administration, including software solutions such as Salesforce, nCino, DocuSign and eOriginal.

Spada’s 30+ year Key Equipment Finance tenure has spanned all aspects of client transaction cycles. Prior to her new role, she was a senior vice president of originations.

“Krista balances her strategic thinking skills with three decades of tactical experience,” said Bullen. “She is highly effective at staying in front of trends and understanding how they impact the business, offering our clients the best possible experience while maintaining Key’s risk position. Krista is a trusted advisor who helps develop best-in-class solutions for clients.”

Spada holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management from Siena College. She was named to The Monitor’s Top Women in Equipment Finance list in 2022.

About KeyCorp
KeyCorp's roots trace back nearly 200 years to Albany, New York. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Key is one of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $188 billion at December 31, 2023. Key provides deposit, lending, cash management, and investment services to individuals and businesses in 15 states under the name KeyBank National Association through a network of approximately 1,000 branches and approximately 1,200 ATMs. Key also provides a broad range of sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name. For more information, visit https://www.key.com/. KeyBank is Member FDIC.



Jennifer Shermer
Keeton PR