Executive Vice President
Hannah leads brand, media relations, content marketing, internal communications, digital and client experience teams. She is also a member of the company’s Management Committee, its most senior strategy and policy-making team.
Hannah supports State Street’s revenue growth and client acquisition and retention, and serves to positively influence all constituencies’ understanding of the company. She also serves as executive sponsor for State Street Pride, the company’s LGBTQ employee network; as a founder of “Leading Women,” a mentoring program for senior women across the company; as an advisory board member for the company’s Professional Women’s Network; and as a member of its Business Conduct and Risk, and Conduct Standards Committees.
Prior to joining State Street in 1998, Hannah was marketing director for the Money Matters Institute, an initiative supported by the United Nations, the World Bank and private sector companies to foster sustainable development in emerging economies. Earlier in her career Hannah owned and operated a public relations firm in London. She moved to the US as communications director of the World Economic Development Congress in Washington, DC.
Hannah has been named to American Banker’s annual list of “Most Powerful Women in Banking” 2017 and 2018, to OUTstanding’s list of top LGBTQ allies for the past three years and for the past two years to the Financial Times and HERoes Champions of Women in Business list of female role models helping to increase gender diversity.
Hannah currently serves as a board member of Project Bread, which focuses on eradicating hunger. She previously served as the president of the board of directors for the Women’s Lunch Place, a daytime community in Boston for disadvantaged women.