Allison SagravesM&T Bank
Chief Data/Analytics Officer
Allison Sagraves is a seasoned financial services executive and leader in data and analytics, the future of work, risk and regulatory management, transformation, strategy, intelligent operations, technology, finance, and marketing. Allison has been a featured speaker on big data, sports analytics, leadership, and transformation and change at numerous industry conferences, including TEDx. Allison served as the Chief Data Officer for M&T Bank from 2015 to 2022, when she left the company to pursue other ventures. While at M&T, her role was to ensure that, as one of the most valuable assets, data is actively managed on an enterprise level for its value to be realized to reduce risk, improve quality and efficiency, and drive insight through new sources of value. Allison joined M&T Bank after graduating from Harvard Business School in 1991. Before obtaining her MBA, Allison worked for American Express, Deloitte, Federal Reserve, and International Paper in consulting, operations and process improvement, finance, and mergers and acquisitions. Allison graduated from Smith College, where she was an honors graduate in economics and government.