Kelley Cornish is a diversity and inclusion executive, author, and speaker and serves as the Enterprise Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and Integration Leader for Wells Fargo. She joined Wells Fargo in December 2019, and in her role, she leads the team of D & I Consultants focused on coordinating the timing and administration of our enterprise D&I strategies and processes as well as line of business-specific D&I deliverables across the enterprise. Kelley works closely with the Enterprise D&I leadership team and key partners to ensure the successful design, delivery, communication and administration of our D&I program. Prior to this role, Kelley served as the Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion for the TD Bank Group and the Head of Diversity and Inclusion for AmeriHealth Caritas and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Most recently Kelley was recognized as one of the Top 25 Influential Black Women in Business for 2019, received the 2019 Sojourner Truth Award by the National Congress of Black Women, and was acknowledged in 2018 for her commitment to diversity and inclusion throughout her career by receiving the 2018 Career Mastered Award. She has also been recognized as a member of the top team of distinction for the American Banker’s Most Powerful Women in Banking Award. Under her leadership, TD Bank received honors for the first time by Forbes as a Best Employer for Diversity and received the Urban League of New York’s Diversity Champion Award. Additionally, the bank moved up considerably in their ranking as a top company on the Diversity Inc. Top 50 list.
Accomplishments include the publication of her first book in 2014, “It’s Work! How Will You Show Up?” where she shares professional, personal and very practical tips on navigating the workplace and your career after her first twenty years in the workplace. Now as a Senior Executive, her next book is slated for 2021. In addition, Kelley was honored in 2017 as a Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Award winner by Peirce College for the City of Philadelphia, is a Certified Diversity Professional by Cornell University (CCDP) and has completed course work at the Harvard Kennedy School in strategies for leading and building diverse organizations.
Kelley consults and speaks for various organizations. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of South Carolina – Aiken in Business Administration and her Masters from Webster University in Human Resources.
Kelley resides in Greenville, SC with her husband Douglas Slaughter and they have five adult children.