TD Bank Announces Changes to Diversity and Inclusion Team

Kelley Cornish

October 26, 2018 - Diversity & Inclusion Our Leaders DC, DE, MD, VA Florida Maine New England New Jersey, New York and PA North and South Carolina

TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, today announced that Kelley Cornish, Head of U.S. Diversity and Inclusion for TD Bank, has been promoted to Head of Global Diversity and Inclusion for the TD Bank Group effective Nov. 1. In this capacity, Cornish will expand the bank’s efforts to promote diversity throughout the U.S. and Canada, implementing and delivering its enterprise D&I strategy, with a focus on building and measuring workforce representation and extending accountability for inclusion across the organization.

Cornish joined TD in 2017 and has led significant momentum in TD's U.S. D&I efforts, bringing more than 25 years of leadership experience in D&I and HR. In her broadened role, Cornish will lead D&I teams in North America refining TD's structure to most effectively support its enterprise strategy, including elements that will retain a U.S. D&I focus.

"Diversity and inclusion are core values at TD, and part of our strategic advantage," said Tara Deakin, Senior Vice President Talent, TD Bank Group. "It remains critically important that we foster an inclusive culture and diverse workforce across the bank and I am confident that Kelley will continue to advance our strategy enterprise-wide."

This year, Cornish was recognized for her commitment to diversity and inclusion throughout her career, receiving the 2018 Career Mastered Award. She was also recognized as a member in the top team of distinction for the American Banker's Most Powerful Women in Banking Award. Under her leadership, this year TD Bank was recognized 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 was listed as a top company on the Diversity Inc. Top 50 list.

Prior to joining TD, Cornish led Diversity and Inclusion at AmeriHealth Caritas where she shaped the vision and developed workforce initiatives programming. She created and implemented the strategy and roadmap for a long-term multi-year, diversity and inclusion strategy.  Included in this work was the publication of Kelley’s first book, “It’s Work!  How Will You Show Up?” where she shares professional and personal tips on the workplace which includes a case study highlighting the work of a millennial.

Recently recognized as a 2017 Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Award winner by Peirce College for the City of Philadelphia, PA, Cornish is a Certified Diversity Professional by Cornell University (CCDP). She also serves as a 2017 - 2018 Special Expertise Panel Member for Diversity and Inclusion for the National Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) which includes addressing current and future trends within diversity and inclusion, and she consults and speaks for various organizations. Kelley 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. 

About TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®

TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, is one of the 10 largest banks in the U.S., providing more than 9 million customers with a full range of retail, small business and commercial banking products and services at more than 1,200 convenient locations throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Metro D.C., the Carolinas and Florida. In addition, TD Bank and its subsidiaries offer customized private banking and wealth management services through TD Wealth®, and vehicle financing and dealer commercial services through TD Auto Finance. TD Bank is headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J. To learn more, visit www.tdbank.com. Find TD Bank on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TDBank and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/TDBank_US.

TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, is a member of TD Bank Group and a subsidiary of The Toronto-Dominion Bank of Toronto, Canada, a top 10 financial services company in North America. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges under the ticker symbol "TD". To learn more, visit www.td.com.

About TD Bank Group

The Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as TD Bank Group ("TD" or the "Bank"). TD is the sixth largest bank in North America by branches and serves more than 25 million customers in three key businesses operating in a number of locations in financial centres around the globe: Canadian Retail, including TD Canada Trust, TD Auto Finance Canada, TD Wealth (Canada), TD Direct Investing, and TD Insurance; U.S. Retail, including TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, TD Auto Finance U.S., TD Wealth (U.S.), and an investment in TD Ameritrade; and Wholesale Banking, including TD Securities. TD also ranks among the world's leading online financial services firms, with approximately 12 million active online and mobile customers. TD had CDN$1.3 trillion in assets on July 31, 2018. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades under the symbol "TD" on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges. 


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