Jeffery J. Weaver, AB '86, MBA '90
Executive Vice President & Group Head
Jeffery J. Weaver is Executive Vice President & Group Head of Portfolio Management at KeyCorp, one of the nation’s largest bank-based financial services companies with assets of more than $94 billion. In this capacity, Jeffery is responsible for the development and implementation of economic capital optimization strategies for Key’s $38 billion wholesale credit portfolio. He also serves on the Credit Risk and Market Risk Committees of the corporation and chairs its Real Estate Concentration Committee.
Jeffery was most recently Managing Director and Regional Portfolio Manager for the USA, Europe and Australia loan books for TD Securities (USA), LLC in New York, NY. While at TD Securities, Mr. Weaver was responsible for establishing the portfolio-level risk levels for the firm and the application of structured credit derivative hedging strategies on $10 billion in assets in the USA and UK. Before assuming this role, Jeffery was Managing Director and Head of Transactions of Corporate Finance and Select Industries where he was responsible for the execution of corporate finance transactions within the paper and forest products diversified industries and public finance groups. His responsibilities also entailed management of a corporate credit portfolio of over $7 billion, which included a number of highly structured and project financings. Prior to joining TD Securities in 1992, Jeffery worked for the Bank of New York in its Trade and Multinational Banking division. He has held positions of increasing responsibility at the Bank of New York, JP Morgan, and Citicorp Investment Bank.
In 2006, Jeffery was named one of the Top 50 under 50 African-American MBA corporate executives in the nation by Black MBA Magazine. In February 2009, he was featured in Black Enterprise Magazine as on of the "100 Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America". In January 2010, he was presented the Corporate Trailblazers Award by the Cleveland Southern Christian Leadership Conference; and was bestowed the Wilbur Parker Distinguished Alumni Award by The Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. In 2012, he was named to Savoy Magazine's 2012 Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America (Savoy Top 100).
Jeffery is Treasurer and a Board Director of the International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers, a global 98-member organization; is a member of the Cornell University and Johnson at Cornell University Advisory Councils; and is a member of the Executive Leadership Council. Jeffery is also involved in various philanthropic, civic, and cultural endeavors. He is a three-term member of the Board of Trustees of the Community Service Society of New York, a direct service and advocacy group for the poor of New York City, where he is vice-chairman of its Investment committee; is the Treasurer and Director on the St. Vincent's Charity Medical Center Board in Cleveland, OH; a Director on the CityYear Cleveland Advisory Board; and serves on the Finance Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Roxbury Latin School, West Roxbury, MA, the oldest school in continuous existence in North America.
Jeffery holds an A.B. in Economics and Government from Cornell University, where he also earned his M.B.A in Finance from Johnson at Cornell University. He is also a graduate of The Roxbury Latin School, West Roxbury, MA.