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Kate Kent-Sheehan

Senior Vice President of Product/Risk Management, First Republic Bank

East Coast

Kate Kent-Sheehan is a Senior Vice President of Product/Risk Management in the Foreign Exchange Division at First Republic Bank.

Prior to joining First Republic in 2007, Ms. Kent-Sheehan was the Vice President of International Operations and Product Management for TD Banknorth. She 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, within divisional, legal and regulatory guidelines. She also assisted the foreign exchange manager in the rollout of the bank’s foreign exchange sales and advisory effort. Earlier in her career, she spent 10 years in various management positions in the global trade group at BankBoston (formerly Fleet Bank, now Bank of America).

Ms. Kent-Sheehan earned a degree in business from the Cork Institute of Technology in Cork, Ireland. She also graduated from BankBoston’s Operations Management Development Program in 1996 and the Center for Creative Leadership in Colorado Springs, Colo., in 1999.