KeyBank hires new retail leader for Western MA market

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June 01, 2018

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – June 1, 2018 – KeyBank today announced the hiring of Brandon Ojakian as Vice President and Area Retail leader for northern Connecticut and western Massachusetts.  Brandon will have responsibility for sales and service performance of Key's eight branches in western Massachusetts (East Longmeadow, Feeding Hills, Holyoke, Ludlow, Southwick, West Springfield, Westfield), along with four branches in northern Connecticut (East Windsor, Enfield, South Windsor, Windsor)
“I am thrilled with the caliber of talent we’ve been able to attract to Key as we strengthen our retail leadership, and expand consumer and small business services to new customers across Connecticut and Massachusetts,” said Courtney Jinjika, Regional Sales Executive for KeyBank.  "Brandon brings a wealth of consumer and business banking experience, and a collective passion for driving financial wellness that will benefit our customers and branch employees alike.” 
Brandon Ojakian has 20 years of experience in the banking and finance industry.  He joins KeyBank from Santander Bank, where he served as a district executive leading branch teams in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.  Prior to Santander, he led several retail regions for Citizens Bank.  In his role with KeyBank, Brandon provides leadership to branch teams serving customers in Windsor, South Windsor, East Windsor, and Enfield branches in Connecticut, and West Springfield, East Longmeadow, Feeding Hills, Holyoke, Ludlow, Riverdale, Southwick, and Westfield branches in Massachusetts.  He holds a bachelor’s degree from Albertus Magnus College, and lives with his family in Farmington, where Brandon coaches his children’s sports, and plays USTA men’s tennis.
KeyBank has 64 branches in Connecticut and eight branches in Western Massachusetts. 
About KeyCorp
KeyCorp's roots trace back 190 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 $137.0 billion at March 31, 2018.
Key provides deposit, lending, cash management, insurance, and investment services to individuals and businesses in 15 states under the name KeyBank National Association through a network of approximately 1,200 branches and more than 1,500 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 KeyBank is Member FDIC.
Karen Crane, Senior Communications Manager
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