Kelley F. Cornish
Kelley F. Cornish
EVP, Head of Diverse Segments Program Management Office and Enterprise Initiatives (DSRI)
Wells Fargo & Company
Kelley Cornish is the Head of Diverse Segments, Representation & Inclusion Program Management Office and Enterprise Initiatives.
Kelley joined Wells Fargo December 2019 from the TD Bank Group. In her current role, Kelley serves as the primary liaison between DSRI and its various business line and support partners to lead planning, implement strategy and drive accountability for all internal functions supporting DSRI efforts across the enterprise. She’s also responsible for developing infrastructure strategy and sponsoring large projects across LOB/Functions, including partnership and collaboration with senior stakeholders to improve workforce diversity outcomes in order for Wells Fargo to compete in the marketplace and optimize growth and profitability.
Prior to this role, Kelley served as the Strategy and Integration Leader for Diversity and Inclusion and led the team of D & I Consultants for the enterprise. Before joining the Wells Fargo team, at TD Bank Group she served as the Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion, and she has 15 years of work experience in healthcare as a D & I Leader.
Recognized as one of the Top 25 Influential Black Women in Business, Kelley received the 2019 Sojourner Truth Award by the National Congress of Black Women. She also has been honored with the 2018 Career Mastered Award and in 2017 was the Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Award winner by Peirce College for the City of Philadelphia. Kelley was also recognized as a member of the top team of distinction for the American Banker’s Most Powerful Women in Banking Award in 2019.
In her community, Kelley leads the Women’s Ministry at her church and is the Chair of the Umoja Village, a grassroots organization launched in June 2020 dedicated to Black African-American advocacy and social justice. She also serves on the Inclusion and Advocacy Council for her alma mater USC-Aiken and on the President’s Diversity Council at Clemson University.
Kelley earned a Masters in Human Resources Management from Webster University, a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina-Aiken, and is a Certified Diversity Practitioner (CCDP) by Cornell University.