Chairman & CEO, First Independence Bank
Mr. Kenneth Kelly is the chairman and CEO of First Independence Bank (headquartered in Detroit, Michigan). It is now the 7th largest African-American-controlled commercial bank in the country. Kelly is responsible for leading the bank’s financial operations, assets, policies and regulations, in addition to overseeing the company’s management infrastructure. Recently, Mr. Kelly has been elected as chairman of the National Bankers Association by a peer of CEOs.