From Nigeria to Buffalo: How Chiwuike Owunwanne's Journey Is Helping KeyBank Lean in to the Communities It Serves

Feb 8, 2022 9:30 AM ET
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Chiwuike “Chi-Chi” Owunwanne, KeyBank’s new Corporate Responsibility Officer in Buffalo, Rochester and Eastern Pennsylvania, brings a unique perspective to his role. Born in Nigeria, Owunwanne lived in the village of Akirika-Uku until he was 12-years-old when he left to join his parents in Buffalo.

Owunwanne’s upbringing and his experience in the community development and financial industries gives him a one-of-a-kind understanding of the role financial institutions can play in helping neighborhoods remain vibrant while giving everyone an inclusive voice.

Learn more about KeyBank's commitment to helping cities and communities thrive here.