Senior Vice President, Foreign Exchange
BostonKate Kent-Sheehan is a Managing Director and product/risk manager in the Foreign Exchange department at First Republic Bank.
Prior to joining First Republic in April 2007, Ms. Kent-Sheehan was the Vice President of International Operations and Product Management for TD Banknorth. Ms. Kent-Sheehan was part of a team charged with the creation of Banknorth's international banking business. Her specific responsibilities included the development and implementation of the company's International Operations processes from inception. Her role included the establishment and implementation of policies and procedures within divisional, legal and regulatory guidelines. Ms. Kent-Sheehan assisted the FX Manager in the implementation of the banks foreign exchange sales and advisory effort. Ms. Kent-Sheehan spent ten years in various management positions in the global trade group at BankBoston (formerly Fleet Bank, now Bank of America).
Ms. Kent-Sheehan is a graduate of the Cork Institute of Technology, Cork, Ireland with a degree in business; graduate of BankBoston's Operations Management Development Program (1996) and the Center of Creative Leadership, Colorado Springs, Co. (1999).