UFSC Celebrates Beatrice Kelly’s Promotion to Director of Community Development Banking at Comerica Bank

The UFSC continues to empower communities and drive minority financial dreams.

August 9, 2023

The Urban Financial Services Coalition (UFSC) proudly congratulates Beatrice Kelly on her well-deserved promotion to the position of Director, Community Development Banking at Comerica Bank. In this new role, Beatrice will spearhead initiatives that promote equal access, empower entrepreneurs, and foster financial prosperity within communities worldwide.

With a distinguished career spanning over 19 years in the financial services industry, Beatrice Kelly has consistently demonstrated exceptional leadership and a profound commitment to driving positive change. Rising through the ranks, Beatrice’s journey from Senior Credit Analyst to her current position highlights her dedication and remarkable skills.

Beatrice’s impact has been pronounced within UFSC, where she has held various leadership roles at local and regional levels. Notably, she served as the President of the Detroit Chapter, where her extraordinary leadership has elevated the chapter’s standing and influence.

Ditu Kasuyi, Advisory Board President of UFSC, commented, “Beatrice is the embodiment of excellence in the financial services industry. Her intelligence, talent, and ability to execute are second to none. Her potential for influencing the industry and communities of color is boundless.”

Beatrice Kelly’s academic accomplishments complement her professional achievements. Holding a Bachelor of Business Administration from Davenport University and a Master of Science Management from Walsh College, Beatrice is currently pursuing the ABA Stonier Graduate Banking program at the University of Pennsylvania.

Outside of her dynamic career, Beatrice is actively engaged in community initiatives. She serves on the Advisory Committee of the Community Reinvestment Fund, USA, and the Cincinnati Advisory Board of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC). Beatrice’s commitment to social progress extends to her Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated membership.

As a visionary leader, Beatrice brings to Comerica Bank an array of skills, including formal commercial lending training, credit risk management, and new business development. Her proven track record in revenue generation, relationship management, and compliance underscores her potential to drive community-focused growth.

UFSC, a premier financial services organization, remains proud of its role in fostering Beatrice Kelly’s growth and success. Founded on the principles of economic empowerment, educational advancement, and professional development, UFSC continues to advocate for diversity and inclusion within the financial services industry.

Beatrice Kelly’s promotion serves as a testament to her dedication, resilience, and unwavering commitment to making a difference. UFSC, Comerica Bank, and the broader financial services community eagerly anticipate the impact that Beatrice will bring to her new role.

About Urban Financial Services Coalition (UFSC):
UFSC is a leading financial services organization committed to promoting diversity, economic empowerment, and professional growth within the industry. With a mission to support career development, educational advancement, and economic empowerment, UFSC advocates for equal opportunities for people of color across all levels of the financial services sector.

About Comerica Incorporated:
Comerica Incorporated (NYSE: CMA) is a Dallas-based financial services company operating through three key business segments: The Commercial Bank, The Retail Bank, and Wealth Management. Comerica’s commitment to customer-centric solutions and community engagement underscores its dedication to delivering comprehensive financial services.