Leadership Team

President

Camille White

Camille White, MBA  Camille is the Executive Assistant and Financial Operations Officer for the Current Wealth Management Team and the Senior VP for Investment Bonds at First Kentucky Securities since July 2020. Previously Camille worked for Hillard Lyons Wealth Management Firm for 19yrs where her career began and took off in the Financial Industry. She moved up the ranks with her last position at Hillard as Branch Analyst before her exit to pursue a new growth opportunity and a chance to use her leadership skills in leading a new team of Wealth Management Professionals. In between her careers with Hillard Lyons and First Kentucky Securities, Camille served as Adjunct Professor at Simmons College, the last college to receive HBCU status, where she taught Entrepreneur and Business Finance. She is a graduate of Indiana University where she received a B.S. in Business Administration and a graduate degree from Webster University where she received her MBA.

She has been a long standing member of the National Black MBA Association – Kentucky Chapter where she has served on serval committees and on the board as VP of Administration. For 12 years, Camille had served as Treasurer, Business Operations Officer and Chair of Finance Committee for her church, New Life SDA Church. She was elected shortly after receiving her MBA and was the youngest member ever to be elected and hold those board positions for her church.  In addition, Camille had been an active member of the Louisville Urban League Young Professionals were she served on different committees and held the board position as Treasurer.

Camille is very active in sports. She was a competitive Figure Skater for 30 years and moved on to receive her Professional Coaches Credentials from the US Figure Skating Association and Ice Skating Institute.  Camille’s other interest include travel, tennis, outdoor activities, brunching, the performing arts, and anything adventurous she can get herself into.

Camille credits God for all her talents. Her favorite verses come from Jeremiah 29:11-13  “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.” Find Camille on LinkedIn.

 

Immediate Past President

Chanda Hand

Chanda Glover KY NBMBAAChanda Hand (neé Glover), MBA is the Kentucky Chapter immediate past president. Chanda is a native of Birmingham, Alabama, which she affectionately describes as a “great place to call home, but I wouldn’t want to visit.” She earned her undergraduate engineering degree from Georgia Tech (BS, 2005) and her MBA from the University of Iowa (MBA, 2010). And because that was not enough torture, she also completed a Graduate Certificate in Business Data Mining from Oklahoma State University (2014).

Chanda is currently a senior data visualization engineer for Humana in the Enterprise Transformation Office. Her current team supports integration of recently acquired entities into the enterprise. Her career path has been anything but linear, resulting in a resume that includes being an engineer in manufacturing, a marketer in nonprofit, and an analyst in health care. In addition to her professional work, you won’t speak long with Chanda before she brings up her volunteer work with the National Black MBA Association for which she is a current member and past president of the Kentucky Chapter. During her tenure as president the Kentucky Chapter reengaged members, students, volunteers, partners, and the community. She also serves as a board member of Love Thy Neighborhood.

Chanda’s eclectic background is a testament to her passion for serving the marginalized and living to her fullest potential. One of her favorite quotes is from Erma Bombeck who said, “When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say, ‘I used everything you gave me.’” Find Chanda on LinkedIn

VP of Finance 

Ron Baker

R.BakerRon Baker is the Kentucky Chapter’s VP of Finance. He is from Indianapolis, IN and moved to Kentucky in 2016. During his last two years of high school, he joined the Finance Academy where his interest in finance and accounting sparked. Ron learned about budgeting, the basics of investing, and other helpful tools that would benefit him in the future. With that spark, he attended Hanover College and became part of the Business Scholars Program where he was able to learn more about finance, accounting, and other areas of the Finance Industry. Within the program, students were required to do an internship one summer and he was able to work at MainSource Bank’s headquarters.

Upon graduation, Ron applied to the University of Indianapolis to obtain an MBA. During the summer months of 2015-2016, he volunteered at a local organization, Center for Leadership Development, and became a college facilitator where he assisted and taught high school students college readiness skills to be successful after high school. Currently Ron works at Hilliard Lyons in the Operations department assisting the branches with day to day activity. He also recently volunteered with Junior Achievement and help teach Elementary school kids some finance foundation lessons. Ron’s interest and passion is in helping others learn practical skills needed to be financially conscious in life. Find Ron on LinkedIn.

VP of LOT

Aisha Neal

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Aisha Neal, PMP is the Kentucky Chapter’s VP of Leaders of Tomorrow®. Aisha is a Louisville native and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Healthcare Administration from the University of Phoenix. She works for Humana, Inc. as a Project Manager in Specialty Pharmacy and volunteers as a Well Being Champion; whose objective is to engage associates as well as help them become more knowledgeable about the programs and resources available so they can achieve their well-being goals. Aisha is owner of Tangles & Curls Beauty Salon and works as a hairstylist part-time. Clark Atlanta University’s motto “I’ll find a way or make one” is a personal motto and inspiration for her.  She loves helping, motivating, and inspiring others to step out of their comfort zone and participate in new initiatives that leads to personal and professional achievements. Find Aisha on LinkedIn.

 

VP of Operations

Chlise Robinson

Chlise RobinsonChlise Robinson is the Kentucky Chapter VP of Operations. Chlise is Privacy and Ethics Compliance Lead at Humana and has been with the company for 23 years. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Spalding University and will receive a Master of Business Administration in May 2019 from Bellarmine University. Her strengths include but are limited to customer focus strategy, executing multi-channel business programs, legal compliance, analytical & strategic thinking, team building and change management.

 

hlise has twin boys, Micah and Joshua, age 19 who are sophomores at the University of Louisville. She has been a member of the National Black MBA Association KY Chapter for a little over a year and immediately became involved as a volunteer with the Leaders of Tomorrow (LOT). Her additional activities include being a Mentor for the Big Brothers Big Sisters eConnect program, mentor to three young ladies through the Generation WOW mentoring program, and she serves on the Board of Directors for the Better Business Bureau. Her hobbies include volunteering and traveling. Find Chlise on LinkedIn.

VP of Admin/Membership

Pai Charasika

Pai Charasika

Pai is a Wealth Advisor through his affiliation with American Capital Management, Pai provides Comprehensive Financial Planning and Investment Management for all his client’s needs. As a Financial Advisor with over 20 years of industry experience, Pai alleviates his

client’s financial anxieties by streamlining their short-term and long-term goals. His expertise is in retirement planning for 401k rollover retirees, but his knowledge also encompasses Market Navigation, Investment Asset Analysis, & Wealth Transfer Strategies.

Pai attended Kentucky Country Day School (’94) in Louisville, KY, graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University (’98) in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and has a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Louisville (’08).

In his free time, Pai is an entrepreneur at heart involved in several startup companies. He serves on the Board for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, coaches youth football, enjoys boating and LOVES all things Kentucky.  He is the proud father of two sons, Sekayi Charasika and Nashe Charasika.

 

Past Chapter Presidents 

  • Louis Bates: 1995 – 1999
  • Crawford Owens: 2000 – 2004
  • Gerald Joiner: 2004 – 2006
  • Crawford Owens: 2006 – 2008
  • Alan Benson: 2008 – 2012
  • Domonique Churchill: 2012 – 2014
  • Chanda Glover: 2014 – 2018
  • Camille White: 2019 – present


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