Gloria Ware

Director of Innovation and Inclusive Growth, JumpStart Inc

Gloria leads the KeyBank Center for Technology, Innovation and Inclusive Growth, a component of the KeyBank Boost & Build program, designed specifically to accelerate the success of women and minorities as entrepreneurs of high growth firms, while connecting women, minorities and those in rural communities across Ohio to career opportunities in growing, globally competitive small businesses.

Gloria has a 25-year track record of success in the finance industry, providing capital, business development and strategic management advice and solutions to a diverse portfolio of startups, small businesses, nonprofits, public sector, private schools and universities. Prior to joining JumpStart Inc, Gloria served in a number of progressive banking positions, last serving as Vice President of Public Funds for Fifth Third Bank.