Born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, Kennedie Toney is the Training Coordinator at Wacif. Launched through her undergraduate time at The University of Memphis, Kennedie exercises her passion for creating educational and effective programming while utilizing her network of resources to engage with entrepreneurs of color.
In the Fall of 2020, Kennedie earned her Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing Management in addition to a minor in Healthcare. Kennedie’s desire to learn and create safe and equitable environments allowed her to occupy several leadership positions and support her peers to succeed including implementing a professional development series that included workshops and mentorship opportunities for women of color. Kennedie’s significant expertise in supporting communities of color opened many doors for her including interning with ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital where she increased her knowledge and awareness of health disparities amongst people of color. With her experience and wealth of knowledge, Kennedie brings southern charm and innovative ideas to her unique and community oriented role.