American Banker on Sep. 26 announced its 14th annual ranking of the Most Powerful Women in Banking and Finance.

The ranking is made up of three lists:

  • The 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking, recognizing the most influential female leaders in the banking industry
  • The 25 Most Powerful Women in Finance, recognizing women in the non-bank finance sector including capital markets, asset management, investment banking and card networks
  • And the 25 Women to Watch, which spotlights both seasoned executives (some of whom have moved into new roles in the past year) and up-and-comers.

Five companies were recognized as Top Teams for their work in developing and promoting female talent and teamwork.

Additionally, it's worth noting that KeyCorp's Beth Mooney is now in our Hall of Fame after three consecutive years as the No. 1 Most Powerful Woman in Banking. Our Lifetime Achievement recipient is Diane D'Erasmo of HSBC and the Community Impact Award winner is Maureen "Mo" Wilkinson of HarborOne.

The 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking

1. Karen Peetz, BNY Mellon
2. Marianne Lake, JPMorgan Chase
3. Cathy Bessant, Bank of America
4. Avid Modjtabai, Wells Fargo
5. Diane Reyes, HSBC
6. Sandie O'Connor, JPMorgan Chase
7. Jana Schreuder, Northern Trust
8. Barbara Desoer, Citigroup
9. Jane Fraser, Citigroup
10. Anne Finucane, Bank of America
11. Dorothy Savarese, Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank
12. Diane Morais, Ally Bank
13. LeeAnne Linderman, Zions Bancorp.
14. Mary Walworth Navarro, Huntington
15. Stacey Friedman, JPMorgan Chase
16. Karen Larrimer, PNC Financial Services Group
17. Patricia Husic, Centric Bank
18. Janice Fukakusa, Royal Bank of Canada
19. Anne Clarke Wolff, Bank of America
20. Ranjana Clark, MUFG
21. Amy Brady, KeyCorp
22. Melanie Dressel, Columbia Banking System
23. Diana Reid, PNC Financial Services Group
24. Helga Houston, Huntington
25. Barb Godin, Regions Financial

The 25 Women to Watch

1. Nandita Bakhshi, Bank of the West
2. Ellen Alemany, CIT
3. Mary Mack, Wells Fargo
4. Andrea Smith, Bank of America
5. Heather Cox, USAA
6. Susan Skerritt, Deutsche Bank
7. Leslie Godridge, U.S. Bancorp
8. Bita Ardalan, MUFG
9. Cate Luzio, HSBC
10. Thasunda Duckett, JPMorgan Chase
11. Sandy Pierce, Huntington
12. Mary Ann Scully, Howard Bank
13. Teresa Tanner, Fifth Third Bancorp
14. Kate Quinn, U.S. Bancorp
15. Rosilyn Houston, BBVA Compasss
16. Begonya Klumb, UMB Financial
17. Wendy Breuder, MUFG
18. Jill Castilla, Citizens Bank of Edmond
19. Liz Dukes Wolverton, Synovus Financial
20. Yvette Hollingsworth Clark, Wells Fargo
21. Karen Glenn, First United Bank and Trust Co.
22. Angela Birmingham, Charles Schwab
23. Ellen Patterson, TD Bank
24. Michelle Di Gangi, Bank of the West
25. Joan Parsons, Silicon Valley Bank

The 25 Most Powerful Women in Finance

1. Mary Callahan Erdoes, JPMorgan Chase
2. Barbara Byrne, Barclays
3. Abigail Johnson, Fidelity Investments
4. Marie Chandoha, Charles Schwab
5. Margaret Keane, Synchrony Financial
6. Diane Offereins, Discover Financial Services
7. Charlotte McLaughlin, PNC Capital Markets
8. Candace Browning, Bank of America
9. Edith Cooper, Goldman Sachs
10. Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust
11. Suni Harford, Citigroup
12. Joyce Chang, JPMorgan Chase
13. Katia Bouazza, HSBC
14. Julie Monaco, Citigroup
15. Diane Schumaker-Krieg, Wells Fargo
16. Kelly Coffey, JPMorgan Chase
17. Elinor Hoover, Citigroup
18. Elizabeth Myers, JPMorgan Chase
19. Kathie Andrade, TIAA
20. Tracey Brophy Warson, Citigroup
21. Paula Polito, UBS
22. Amy Carlson, KeyCorp
23. Dawn Fitzpatrick, UBS
24. Fiona Bassett, Deutsche Bank
25. Claudine Gallagher, BNP Paribas

Top Teams in Banking

(listed alphabetically)
BMO Financial
Centric Financial
JPMorgan Chase
Zions Bank

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