Meet the Board

Standing (L to R): Dianne Rowan (Norton Healthcare), Gina Case (GE Appliances), Cindy Stewart (Frost Brown Todd LLC),  

Lillian Hunt (GE Appliances), Janet Reilly (U.S. Bank), Jill Burton (Frost Brown Todd LLC)

Seated (L to R): Kelley Bright (EY), Colleen Lyons (EY), Leigh Pittman (Brown-Forman Corporation), 

Raylene Browne (Community Advocate), Cindy Reichert (Brown-Forman Corporation), Mary Elizabeth Embry (UPS)

Not Present: Diane Bailey-Boulet (Humana), Terrian Barnes (retired YUM! Brands), Melissa Brock (Humana), 

Ashley Brown (Norton Healthcare), Debra Clary (Humana), Rachael Curry (YUM! Brands), Laura Douglas (LG&E KU), 

Cynthia Fanning (GE Appliances), James Fripp (YUM! Brands), Ritu Furlan (EY), Sherry Garmon (U.S. Bank), 

Tracy Goodwin (Humana), Kathleen Gosser (YUM! Brands), Amy Hurd (U.S. Bank), and Jane Morreau (Brown-Forman Corporation)

As Business Development Leader with Ernst & Young LLP, Kelley Bright provides business development support for the practice's Kentucky market where she focuses on developing strong business relationships with current and new clients. She has over 20 years of experience both with global professional accounting firms and within industry. In addition, she leads the practice's Professional Women's Network (PWN) which is responsible for mentoring and developing all female employees. Through this network she focuses on growing individual's personal "brand" as well as building both internal and external connections.
Kelley Bright is an Executive Committee member of the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women campaign and a Junior Achievement Company Champion where she's been teaching for 12 years. She is also a member of Women 4 Women, Financial Executives International, and Institute for Internal Auditor as well as a member of the Executive Committee for the Blessings in a Backpack Unbridled Eve event.

Vice President
Jill Burton is the Chief Operating Officer for Frost Brown Todd LLC, a law firm with 475 lawyers spread across 11 offices in a seven-state footprint. As COO, she oversees all administrative and operational functions of the firm. Jill served as the firm’s first female Executive Director for 15 years prior to being named the firm’s first COO in 2012. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Eastern Kentucky University. 
Jill serves on the firm’s Executive and Finance Committees and is involved with the Women’s Initiative at FBT. Jill has held various leadership positions in several professional organizations and currently serves on the national steering committee for the Association of Legal Administrators Large Firm Administrators caucus.

Cindy Seiler Reichert is the Director of Project Management and Production Design for Brown-Forman Corporation. Brown-Forman is one of the largest American-owned spirits and wine companies and among the top 10 largest global spirits companies, selling in more than 135 countries. Prior to this position at Brown-Forman Corporation, she served as a full time project manager and Manager of Customer Support and Integration. She previously worked for Metro Louisville Government and LG&E.
Cindy co-chairs the networking committee for Brown-Forman's women's resource group called GROW (Growing Remarkable Outstanding Women). Cindy also serves on the Kentucky Council on Economic Education (KCEE) board, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) board, and was a founding member and officer of the Kentuckiana Support Forum (Louisville's local HDI Chapter, a local technology support professional organization). She has her MBA from the University of Louisville and her BBA in Decision Science and Information Systems and Management from the University of Kentucky. Cindy and her brother own and operate the UPS Store in the Springs Shopping Center on Breckenridge Lane in Louisville, KY. Cindy is a Certified Outsourcing Professional and Project Management Professional.

A 30 year veteran of GE, Gina is currently the Ownership Experience Leader for the GE Appliance contact centers within the distribution and service organization. 
She began her career in 1986 on the corporate Manufacturing Management Program with assignments in GE Appliances and GE Aviation in Evendale, OH. After program, she moved back to Louisville and held positions in Sourcing and Parts Marketing before transitioning to ASI, a wholly owned subsidiary of GE. At ASI, she led the Consumer Parts Sales team in Memphis, TN and later moved to Phoenix, AZ as Sr VP, Call Center Manager.
Returning to Louisville, Gina held roles in Product Management, Six Sigma and Distribution.  Within the Sales organization, she led the Direct Sales team and the National Sales Center, and then became GM of Sales Transformation. Prior to her current role, she was the B2B Digitization Manager.
Gina holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Industrial Engineering degree from the University of Louisville Speed School.   She is married with 2 teenage boys.

Kathleen Gosser has been with KFC Corporation (Yum! Brands) since 1984 and is currently Director, Learning Excellence, KFC Corporation. She has enjoyed numerous roles throughout her career including the leadership of customer satisfaction programs, operations measurement, and recognition. She was a director of operations leading day-to-day restaurant operations with P&L responsibility (for 10 restaurants). She has the opportunity to be the Dean of the Operations College for YUM University, which was a leadership development curriculum for above-restaurant leaders. Kathleen has a zeal for working with the KFC franchisees and company operators to help them understand how to exceed customers' expectations. She has recently moved to Human Resources to serve as the Director of Learning Excellence that includes KFC's Breakthrough University, which is leadership development for restaurant operators as well as all training initiatives for KFC's 4500 restaurants across the US.
Kathleen earned her Ph. D in Educational Leadership and Organizational Development from the University of Louisville, her MBA from the University of Louisville, and her B.A. in Journalism from Indiana University. Education is Kathleen's passion and she encourages her mentees and team members to continue their educational pursuits. Kathleen also is an adjunct professor at several local Louisville universities. She has taught in the Masters of HR at the University of Louisville, the MBA program at Sullivan University, and the Masters of Business Communications program at Spalding University. Teaching is her avocation of choice.

Kathleen is actively involved in community and philanthropic organizations. She is the past president of the Louisville chapter of Women MBAs International and chair of the U of L Ulmer School of Business Advisory Board. She serves on the Family Scholar House Board, the KFC Foundation board, the U of L MBA Alumni Board of Advisors, and North Central University School of Education Advisory board. Kathleen enjoys all social events with her husband of 24 years, Don; they are very active with friends and family (including one very spoiled basset hound, (Beetle).

 Past President &
Member at Large
Leigh is the Vice President, Global IT Strategic Sourcing and Global Program Delivery. Leigh is responsible for technology strategic sourcing and procurement worldwide. She has established a governance process within IT and is responsible for negotiations and contracts. She works primary with the IT group in Louisville which is the central buying function. Leigh also assists Brown-Forman’s 130+ global offices in technology procurement. She is also responsible for oversight and guidance of the program management for enterprise projects. Her function is reporting and updates to senior management supporting large project initiatives.

Leigh has been on the IT Leadership team and been a leader for the IT strategy over the past 10 years. Even though Leigh has held a number of progressive roles in Information Technology, her primary focus for leadership in program and project management, IT Security, Applications Development, and business system design have been contributions to a global technology function within Brown-Forman. She has been an employee for Brown-Forman for approximately 18 years. She has been a leader on a number of internal committees supporting fundraising for Metro United Way, Fund for the Arts and a number of community events. Prior to Brown-Forman, she worked for Aegon in Information Technology, Investment Systems working primarily with the Investment Trading Desk and Global Investment Portfolio Management groups. 

Leigh was the co-lead for women’s organization at Brown-Forman which has progressed into a much greater role she plays in the community. Leigh founded Women Influencing Louisville in 2013, which provided a structure for leadership development for women through information sharing and programming. The group is comprised of ten leading employers in the Louisville community that continue to improve the development of women by working together. 

Leigh holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Louisville, and a MBA Bellarmine University graduating with honors. She supports several of the local universities with teaching adjunct classes in project management or sharing work experiences. Her goal is to pursue a PhD in Leadership Development in the future.

JANE MORREAU Brown-Forman Executive Sponsor 
Jane Morreau is executive vice president, chief financial officer, for Brown-Forman Corporation. She also serves on Brown-Forman's Executive Leadership Team. Morreau joined Brown Forman in 1991 as manager of financial analysis. In 1995, she began acting as director of the Business Planning & Analysis Group and one year later was appointed assistance vice president. In 1997, Morreau was appointed vice-president, and in 2001 she joined the Hartman Inc. board of directors. Most recently, she was chief production officer.
Prior to coming to Brown-Forman, Morreau spent over 11 years at Kentucky Fried Chicken Corporation (now known as Yum! Brands). She earned her bachelor's degree in commerce and a masters of business administration degree from the University of Louisville and she is a CPA. Morreau and her husband, reside in Louisville with their two children.

Colleen Lyons Treasurer, WIL Charities
Colleen Lyons serves as Tax Executive Director with Ernst & Young LLP and has over 29 years of experience both with global professional accounting firms and within industry. Her current responsibilities focus on providing federal and state tax advice to her clients which range from medium size private companies to large global public organizations. In addition to her role as a tax executive director, she also serves as mentor for the Kentucky tax practice staff and is the Director for the South Central Ohio and Kentucky Entrepreneur of the Year program. Through her role with the entrepreneur program she has had the opportunity to support the Entrepreneurial Winning Women program that focuses exclusively on helping women grow their organizations.
Colleen Lyons has many responsibilities with civic and professional organizations. She serves on the Board of Directors of Maryhurst and is also part of their Executive Finance Committee. In addition, she is Chairperson of the State and Local Tax Committee and a member of KSCPA's Taxation committee, NAWBO (National Association of Women Business Owners- Louisville Chapter), and the United Way Chairman Society.

RITU FURLAN EY Executive Sponsor  
Ritu Furlan is Audit Partner with Ernst & Young LLP where she serves both public and privately held companies which have ranged in size from $50 million to $10 billion. She has over 19 years of experience serving a wide variety of clients , primarily in the automotive, life science, diversified industrial, and regulated utility sectors. In addition to her duties as an audit partner she also serves as a Champion for Ernst & Young's Diversity & Inclusiveness national initiatives. In this role she is involved in a regional steering committee that influences the strategic direction of the firm's diversity and inclusiveness programs which include: Professional Women's Network (PWN), Ethnicity Network, and Beyond (an LGTB support network). She has been recognized in many ways for her contributions to these programs.
Ritu Furlan has many civic responsibilities. She serves on the Executive Committee and Board of Directors for the Louisville Orchestra and Women 4 Women. She is also a member of the Kentucky Professional Women's Forum (IWF), NAWBO (National Association of Women Business Owners- Louisville Chapter), Greater Louisville Outstanding Women (GLOW), and the United Way Tocqueville Society.

 GE Executive Sponsor 
Cynthia "Cinthy" has been the Product General Manager for GE Dishwasher Products since 2008 and is today responsible for the global design, production, quality, distribution and sales of $500MM of kitchen cleaning products. Her current achievements include launching a $150MM investment in the Louisville, KY facility leading to hundreds of domestic jobs, 3rd party product recognition and 50+% increase in Op profit. Cinthy joined GE in 1990 in the Consumer Information Testing Laboratory at GE Appliances in Louisville, KY. In 1995, she joined the Sales Team in Retail Direct Sales and then moved to Omaha, Nebraska as a Retail Area Sales Manager in the Mid-America Region. In 1999, Cinthy became the Contract Region Manager for the Minneapolis region after moving to Kansas City, MO. In 2000 she was appointed Master Black Belt for Sales and Commercial Quality Leader. From 2002 until 2005, Cinthy served as the Marketing Manager for GE Clothes Care before assuming the position of General Manager for the Home Depot in 2006.
In 2009, Cinthy married Kirt Jacobs, a commercial real estate broker and host of the KET TV show "Leadership Landscape", and their son Bingham was born in January of 2012. Cinthy graduated from the College of the Ozarks with a BS in Human Environmental Sciences in 1989. She received her Master of Arts degree in Clothing and Textile Science with emphasis in Merchandising from the University of Kentucky in 1991. She is the GE Appliances Women's Network Champion; serves on the Board Trustees of the Family Scholar House; is a 2011 participant in Leadership Louisville; and, is a member of the Metro United Way Tocqueville Society.

Angie Gosman 
LG&E Member at Large

As the Director of Corporate Human Resources for LG&E and KU Energy, Angie Gosman is responsible for benefits, compensation, executive compensation, recruitment, hiring, policy administration, performance development, employee relations, workforce planning, HR analytics and HRIS.  Angie has 30 years of experience in HR.  Prior to her current role she served as a HR Manager, Manager - Labor Relations, Manager - Talent Management and Manager – HRIS. Angie is also very active in the community and serves on the boards of Maryhurst and MB Care.  She is a graduate of Ignite Louisville and Leadership Louisville’s Bingham Fellows program.  Angie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management.

Angie Evans LG&E Member at Large

Angie M. Evans joined for LG&E and KU Energy LLC in January 2015 as Manager, Corporate Responsibility where she manages community relationships, community investments and involvement, key corporate responsibility programs and grant-making processes.  For over twenty years, Angie M. Evans has held leadership positions in both the public and private sectors.  Prior to joining the LG&E and KU Energy, Angie M. Evans was Vice President of Community Leadership at the Community Foundation of Louisville. Before that post, she served as Director of Planned Giving at the University of Louisville after eight years in the financial industry as a Vice President and Private Banker at National City — now PNC.  Angie’s career began in the public sector, where she worked Special Assistant to the Louisville mayor and the Director of Affirmative Action.

Angie currently serves on the Centre College Board of Trustees and the board of directors for the Bates Community Development Corporation. Former board appointments include Actors Theatre of Louisville, Louisville Urban League and the Louisville Science Center among others. Angie is a graduate of Leadership Louisville 2003 and Ignite Louisville 2006, and a member of the Business First Forty Under 40 class of 2002.  In 2014, she graduated from Leadership Louisville’s Bingham Fellows program focused on improving West Louisville and Early Childhood Education 40210.   

Angie is a graduate of Centre College and received her Juris Doctor from the University of Kentucky College of Law.  

Debra Clary Humana Executive Sponsor
Dr. Debra Clary is corporate director at Humana, Inc., a Louisville-based Fortune 100 health care and well-being company innovating to help people achieve lifelong well-being. In previous roles, she was a Consumer Products industry executive with the Coca-Cola Company, Frito-Lay, and Jack Daniel’s. Debra has a Doctorate in Leadership and Organizational Development from George Washington University, M.A. from Central Michigan University, and a B.A. from Michigan State University. She is the author of Executive Women and Leadership (2005) and performs stand-up comedy and has recently learned to play the fiddle.

JANET REILLY Member at Large
Janet is currently Senior Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor at US Bank. Janet is responsible for leading a team charged with building deeper relationships with clients. As a Wealth Management Advisor with The Private Client Reserve, Janet helps a select group of client meet their financial objectives by providing comprehensive wealth management services in the area of private banking, personal trust, investment management and financial planning. Janet accomplishes this by understanding her clients' needs and goals, bringing together the appropriate team of specialists to provide creative and customized solutions as trusted guides for the individual and/or family. Janet has over thirty years of experience in the Banking industry with top National and Regional Banks devoted to supporting Wealth Management and Private Banking in the Louisville Area.
Janet received her BS in Business Administration from Drake University. She is currently a Board of Directors member of: the Kentucky Derby Festival, the Kentucky Opera, Assumption High School, Main Street Association, School Choice, and a Member of Louisville Rotary Club.

Rachael Curry Member at Large
Rachael Curry is currently the Director of Operations – Franchise Business Management. In this newly created role with Yum Brands - KFC, she manages the team’s strategic direction and is responsible for driving World Class Operations and Brand performance with Franchise organizations. With over 10 years of experience in Marketing, Franchising, Operations and HR / Diversity Relations, Rachael continues to play a pivotal role in accelerating the KFC Brand Transformation. A Louisville, KY area native and graduate of the University of Kentucky, Rachael has a passion for always exceeding guest expectations – every day, every transaction, every restaurant.

Member at Large
Amy C. Hurd is Executive Vice President, Division Manager of U.S. Bank's In-Store and On-Site Branch Group. These sites are located across 22 states within grocery store partners, corporate and university campuses. She has served this position since February 2015. Amy has over 25 years of experience in banking, all of which has been through the U.S. Bank legacy. Since relocating to Las Vegas in 2013, Amy remains active the the Louisville community and serves as President of Women Influencing Louisville Charities and is also active in Las Vegas volunteering at the Las Vegas Rescue Mission. Amy leads a "Women in Leadership" program at U.S. Bank and is on the Corporate Leadership Council.

U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), with $410 billion in assets as of March 31, 2015, is the parent company of U.S. Bank National Association, the fifth-largest commercial bank in the United States. The company operates 3,172 banking offices in 25 states and 5,016 ATMs and provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses and institutions. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at

Member at Large
Mary Elizabeth Embry brings more than two decades of experience to the post of Flight Training Scheduling manager for one of the world's largest airlines. Her role includes overseeing 18 employees who help UPS run a safe, efficient airline by ensuring that 2,700 pilots remain compliant with government and company training regulations. Embry began her UPS career in 1988 as a flight crew scheduler and has held positions of increasing responsibility, spending more than half of her career in the airline's Labor Relations Department.
In addition to being the chair for the airline's Women's Leadership Development group, Embry is in her second year as a co-chair for the entire UPS Air Region Women's Leadership Development group in Louisville. Formed in 2005, the Air Region WLD group is composed of both women and men and represents about 4,000 management and specialist employees. Embry balances her career with a husband and three children. She is active at Christian Academy of Louisville and volunteers at St. Joe's Children's Home.

Donna Phillips 
Member at Large

Donna Phillips is a research professional at Norton Healthcare. She has actively participated in clinical research projects since 2000. Her roles have varied through out her career but have focused on supporting research that advances medicine and clinical practice. Donna earned a Masters of Science in Clinical Investigation Science from the University of Louisville School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate School. Also, she is credentialed as a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator from the Association of Clinical Research Professionals since 2005. Her active memberships include Norton Healthcare’s Women’s Employees Resource Group (NWIRED), Norton Hospital Ethics Committee, University of Louisville Human Subjects Protection Program, Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R), Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) and Model Agreements & Guidelines International (MAGI).

The American Heart Association recently recognized Donna for the 2016 Lifestyle Change Award. This achievement noted her determination in making a positive lifestyle change to improve her overall heart health and influence other women along her journey. She actively volunteers for Dress for Success to aid in their mission of empowering women to help them thrive in work and life. Donna values her family that consists of her husband, two sons and four-legged children.

Donna lives daily to reflect the simple words of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, “We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.”

Traci Simonsen 
Member at Large

Traci Simonsen, LCSW, is the Executive Director of Major Gifts for the Children’s Hospital Foundation and the Norton Healthcare Foundation. In that role, she leads the Major Giving initiatives, Planned Giving, and Grant Writing team. The foundations support the needs of Kosair Children’s Hospital and the adult-service hospitals of Norton Healthcare. Under the leadership of Lynnie Meyer, Chief Development Officer, the foundations generate more than $21 million in support of Norton Healthcare’s mission. 

Prior to joining Norton Healthcare, Simonsen served as Vice President for Development at the Kentucky Center for the Arts and successfully led a team that raised $10.5 million in five years. She was the Executive Producer for the Kentucky Center’s 30th Anniversary film “The Center for All”, which continues to air on KET. Simonsen previously worked with the University of Louisville for 14 years raising funds for the Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium and the University Libraries before becoming the Director of Corporate Relations.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the University of Hawaii and a master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Louisville. She was a certified Dale Carnegie Instructor for 20 years. She currently serves on local community nonprofit boards and has received numerous awards, including the Bertha Capen Award for Social Consciousness, the Women’s Business Professional Award, and the Presentation Academy Tower Award. 

Dianne Rowan 
Member at Large
Dianne Rowan, Finance Director for CPA Lab a part of Norton Healthcare for the past 10 years. Born and raised on a farm outside a small town in Iowa, with deep seeded roots in family values, faith, commitment and dedication to hard work and integrity. Accumulating 30+ years of experience in financial and operational management, network administration, financial software consulting, computer programming, including public accounting with fortune 500 company experience. As an avid cyclist, Dianne is a participant and committee member for the “TourdeCure” for the American Diabetes Association bike event and the Norton Cancer Institute “Bike to Beat Cancer”. She is dedicated and committed to the success of giving back to the community and workplace. Her passions also include Toastmaster’s International and serves as the President of the Norton Healthcare Competent Communicators Club and Norton Healthcare Women’s ERG NWIRED Co-Leader. Dianne strives to lead by example and make it her personal mission to set a positive example to create a work environment conducive to professional growth, inspiring others and making a significant impact.

Kim Lyons
Member at Large
Kim Lyons is a Private Banking Relationship Manager and Assistant Vice President for USBank. Kim offers a concierge style service for her clients, serving the larger relationships of the bank.  Her area of expertise encompasses deposit accounts and creative lending solutions including real estate and investable assets. Kim enjoys working with families to address their unique goals and advocating on behalf of others.   Kim has a long standing career in the financial services industry for over 25 years in Louisville.  She is a Louisville Native with strong ties to Bellarmine University, Home of the Innocents, NAWBO, National Association for Women Business Owners, and Jewish Family Career Services.  Kim loves spending time with her family and friends for a cook out, a game of corn hole or cheering on the Louisville Cardinals football and basketball teams.  Kim is an alumnae of Mercy Academy, loves to take in a theater production and enjoys participating as an active member of St Brigid Catholic Church Choir.

Cindy Stewart Member at Large

Cindy Stewart is a partner at Frost Brown Todd LLC, with over 20 years of experience practicing in the area of Intellectual Property.  She works primarily in two categories, representing clients as purchasers or providers of IT systems, software and services and also representing clients with extensive trademark portfolios.  While her most recent IT deals and trademark projects have involved purchasing organizations, financial institutions, and companies in the automotive aftermarket industry, Cindy's work extends across all fields of business, including healthcare, manufacturing, the QSR industry and advertising.  She was recently named Louisville's "Trademark Lawyer of the Year," by The Best Lawyers in America® 2016 and was listed as a Band 1 IP lawyer by Chambers for 2016.

Cindy's dedication to the community includes providing IP legal services to several nonprofit art and charitable organizations.  In addition to her involvement with Women Influencing Louisville, Inc. and Women Influencing Louisville Charities, Inc., she is a founding board member and legal counsel for Apron, Inc. ( and for the Society for Information Management of Greater Louisville, Inc. and she obtained the 501(c)(3) exemption and provided other start-up legal services for, Inc. (

Terrian Barnes Member at Large
Terrian Barnes is the principal/owner of Fe-smart LLC, a women's leadership consultancy, and a seasoned diversity and inclusion expert. She created the role of Chief Diversity Officer at Yum! Brands, a Fortune 500 global restaurant company, and was the business leader responsible for optimizing innovation through multicultural marketing, inclusive HR leadership practices, minority and women's business development, and strategic community engagement. Prior to Yum!, Terrian was a Washington, DC franchise trade association executive advocating for economic development in underserved markets and spearheading women and minority leadership initiatives. As a national industry spokesperson, she appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show and was one of Black Enterprise Magazine's 2011 Top Diversity Executives. She serves on the boards of the Children's Hospital Foundation, Bernheim Forest, Kentucky to the World, and the National Trust Community Investment Corporation, and is a founding member of Women Influencing Louisville; a Compassionate Louisville volunteer; and a member of the American Heart Association Circle of Red Society.

Lillian Hunt 
Member at Large
Lillian moved to Kentucky in July, 2010, when she became the Executive Human Resources Leader for Legal and Leadership Programs for GE Appliances & Lighting in Louisville. In March, 2012, she assumed her current role of Executive HR Leader, Global Finance and Legal for GE Appliances. In January, 2015, she added Diversity to her responsibilities. Lillian joined GE in 1994 as a Human Resources Manager with GE Mortgage Services in Cherry Hill, NJ and held positions in that business and other GE Capital business units in Houston, Dallas, San Bernardino, CA, Scottsdale, AZ and Danbury, CT. Prior to joining GE, Lillian held HR positions with PepsiCo and Contel/Verizon.
Lillian has become very active in the Louisville Community. She currently serves on the following Boards: Greater Louisville International Professionals, Business Diversity Network of KY, Women Influencing Louisville, HR Committee for the Center for Women and Families, HR Committee for Metro United Way, New Roots, and the Urban Leadership Alliance Seminar of the Louisville Urban League. She also serves as a Kentucky Colonel for the Commonwealth of Kentucky. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta, Incorporated and The Links, Incorporated. She has a B.B.A. in Management from Mississippi State University and an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Florida.