As president and CEO of the T.D. Jakes Foundation, Kelley Cornish directs the organization’s mission to build bridges to opportunity through corporate partnerships, workforce readiness, STEAM programming for youth, and community and housing engagement. Formerly an executive vice president and chief administrative officer at Wells Fargo, she served as a crucial link between diverse segments, representation, and inclusion initiatives.

Cornish’s career has garnered significant recognition, including the 2022 Woman of the Year Award from iHeartMedia. She has been acknowledged as one of the Most Influential Women in Corporate America by Savoy magazine, among the Top 25 Influential Black Women in Business by The Network Journal, and a recipient of the Sojourner Truth Award.