The Department of Chemistry Leadership Board was established in the Spring of 2011 to provide guidance and support for the Department’s continual drive for excellence. The Board, made up of business, academic, and community leaders, adopted the mission statement: “To offer leadership and guidance, to provide financial strength, and to achieve national acclaim as a top 10 Department of Chemistry.”
D. Kay HendersonData Management and Information Strategy Bank of America
Kay is currently with Bank of America in Data Management and Information Strategy. She has been with Bank of America (and legacy organization) for 24 years. Kay has served in a variety of roles from Strategic Planning Manager, Finance Manger, Senior Operations Analyst and Database Administrator (Teradata & DB2). Previously, she had been employed by Southeast Bank, N.A. in Corporate Planning, Commercial Lending and Market Research roles. Prior to that, Kay worked for American Dade division of American Hospital Supply in Market Research (interface between Research & Development and Marketing).
Kay earned her B.S. in Chemistry with high honors in 1980 from the University of Florida, and worked with Dr. E.J. Gabbay’s research group. She earned her Master of Business Administration with concentration in Finance and Marketing in 1982.
Kay is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Florida Blue Key and is in the UF Hall of Fame.