Vice President, Inclusion and Diversity - American Eagle Financial Credit Union
LaKisha Jordan services as Vice President, Inclusion and Diversity for American Eagle Financial Credit Union. She plays a leading role in ensuring the organization’s workforce is diverse, the culture is inclusive, and strategic plans align with its mission to deliver financial freedom to all people and businesses within their communities.
Mrs. Jordan has more than twenty years of experience in financial services, including regulatory compliance, strategic partnerships, and charitable portfolio management. She has led DEI advancement efforts throughout her career—including developing diversified hiring initiatives and intern recruiting strategies, establishing broader recruiting networks to attract diverse talent, helping to implement DEI training for leadership teams, and organizing events and campaigns that addressed civic engagement, social justice, and equity in the workplace and community.
Mrs. Jordan received her MBA and Bachelor’s degrees from Southern Connecticut State University. She earned a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace Certification from the University of South Florida and completed the McKinsey Management Program for High-Performing Managers.
A resident of Hamden, Mrs. Jordan’s community involvement is extensive. She serves on several boards—including Gateway Community College Foundation, the Shubert Theatre in New Haven, and Phenomenal I Am. She also serves on Southern Connecticut State University’s Business Advisory Council. Jordan also is a member of several professional and social organizations.