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Tinsley, Seretha S.

(born: 1949) 

Seretha S. Tinsley, a Louisville, KY, native, was operations manager of WLOU and station manager at WAOK in Atlanta in the late 1970s. She and her husband, George T. Tinsley, own the KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken) franchise in Tampa Bay, Florida. In appreciation of her civic and community work, Seretha Tinsley received the 2000 Bankers Cup Award for Outstanding Woman of the Year. She is a 1971 graduate of Kentucky Wesleyan College, and was a teacher in Louisville School system. For more see Black Enterprise, vol. 32, issue 2 (2001), p. 137; and the TFC Family website.

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