KeyBank today announced the appointment of two new business banking relationship managers for the Connecticut market. Kristin Bures and Patricia Startz will manage commercial relationships for businesses with annual revenues ranging from $3 million to $20 million. In addition to supporting the bank’s existing client relationships, Bures and Startz will be responsible for generating new business banking opportunities, and expanding commercial loans and deposit relationships for the bank. They report to Allison Standish-Plimpton who serves as senior vice president and business banking sales leader for KeyBank’s Connecticut and Western Massachusetts markets.
“We are thrilled to have these talented women on the KeyBank business banking team,” said Standish-Plimpton. “Their skills, expertise, and market knowledge will be of tremendous value in guiding business clients to achieve their short-term and long-term financial goals.”
Kristin Bures joins the KeyBank business banking team with more than 25 years of retail and business banking experience. She will serve business clients throughout western Connecticut, and brings to her new role a strong background in relationship management and customer service. Most recently, Ms. Bures led KeyBank’s New Haven Main branch sales and service efforts as a licensed branch manager, a role she held since joining the former First Niagara Bank in 2012. Prior to joining Key, she held similar positions with HSBC and JP Morgan & Chase. Ms. Bures holds a B.A. from Dickinson College and is a 2016 graduate of the Connecticut School for Financial Management. She and her family live in Prospect.
Patricia Startz brings over 20 years of banking experience to her new position at KeyBank as business banking relationship manager. Her expertise and extensive market knowledge will be instrumental in expanding Key’s relationships with business banking clients along the Connecticut shoreline. Prior to joining KeyBank, Ms. Startz worked for Bank of Boston, Fleet Bank and Citizens Bank where she held various sales and service positions in both the retail and commercial areas. Ms. Startz lives in New London with her husband.