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Ferguson, Thelma B.

(born: 1959) Thelma B. Ferguson, born in Memphis, TN, was, in 2005, the first African American woman to be named President of Chase Bank Kentucky. In 2008, Ferguson was promoted to the new position of Market Manager for the Metro New York area with JP Morgan Chase & Co. It is believed that Ferguson was also the first African American woman to head a major bank in Kentucky.

For more see "Chase's promotion of Ferguson is well received," Business First, 7/29/2005 [available online]; and Thelma Ferguson in Who's Who in Black Louisville, Inaugural Edition, pp. 64-65.

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