As the Chief Human Resources Officer, Woodrow leads a team of human resources professionals responsible for diversity and inclusion, recruiting, leadership development, compensation, benefits and employee relations for M&T’s more than 17,000 employees.
Woodrow joined M&T Bank in 2013 and served as Bank Secrecy Act Officer, responsible for overseeing the enterprise-wide anti-money laundering program. Prior to joining M&T, she worked as in-house counsel and a senior compliance leader with HSBC Bank USA, NA, focusing on commercial, anti-money laundering and employment law matters.
She graduated from Boston College Law School and the State University of New York at Albany.
Outside her role with M&T Bank, Woodrow is a board member of Buffalo Prep, an organization which seeks to provide access and preparation for talented underrepresented youth to achieve success in college preparatory high schools and higher education. She is also a 2019 graduate of Leadership Buffalo.
A vocal champion for diversity, inclusion and belonging, Woodrow is a member of M&T Bank’s Diversity & Inclusion Council, which works to ensure diversity within the workplace by spearheading, promoting and guiding efforts that enable M&T Bank to be more effective in meeting the needs of its diverse employees, customers, shareholders and communities.