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Cece Stewart, a 35-year banking veteran who retired from Citigroup in April, has joined the board of First Horizon National Corp. in Memphis, Tenn. »
Rodney Martin Jr., Voya Financial's chairman and CEO, said he has decided to oversee the Retirement Solutions division himself. As a result, Maliz Beams, the CEO of that division, has left the company. »

The head of Key's charitable foundation is lauded at American Banker's Most Powerful Women in Banking Gala for her role in improving educational opportunities for low-income and minority students in Cleveland.

Debby Hopkins' team brings fresh ideas to Citigroup by thinking and acting like tech entrepreneurs. Her Citi Ventures unit is an outlier in that its top four executives are women.

Beth Mooney cares more about her legacy than she does about being the first female CEO at a top 20 U.S.-based bank. One of her primary goals is to make sure KeyCorp always does right by its customers.

Yellen's tenure as Fed chair could open more doors for women in the C-suite. It also sends a powerful message to younger generations: math and economics are cool.

After hearing that no local shelters could take female veterans with children, Linderman started her own charity called Veteran Mothers. The Zions First National Bank executive even got support from KISS and Def Leppard.

Sandy Pierce is a lifelong Detroit resident who has the chance to help her hometown in a way that few bankers ever get. The FirstMerit vice chairman leads the board overseeing the distressed city's turnaround plan.

A cancer diagnosis a few years ago got Cathy Bessant thinking about the legacy she hopes to create. So she accelerated a longtime plan to establish a scholarship for women in rural areas of Michigan, women with backgrounds just like hers.

As CEO of NorthStar Asset Management, Julie Goodridge is pushing companies to adopt more socially responsible policies. But her biggest impact has been on public policy: it's her lawsuit that led to gay marriage becoming legal in the U.S.

Through her work with NATO, Lisa Pollina came to appreciate the skills and dedication of the men and women in the U.S. military. As vice chairman of RBC Capital Markets, she is spearheading a program to help transition them into jobs in the financial services industry.

As M&T Bank's chief information officer, Michele Trolli is leading an overhaul of its anti-money laundering systems. She also has a sideline in finding homes for orphaned polar bears.

Ana Patricia Botin, named chairman of Banco Santander SA, becomes the most powerful woman in European banking, succeeding her father a day after his death.

Peyton Patterson has resigned from Bankwell Financial in New Canaan, Conn., less than two months after she was ordered to pay $350,000 in Amex bills and had to resolve other personal financial matters. She had led the company since 2012.

Misunderstandings about maternity and mortgages and how to clear up the facts.

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