Kevin A. Pemberton

Kevin A. Pemberton has more than 15 years experience in the financial services industry, specifically global client coverage and front office solutions business management roles at leading asset management firms such as Lehman Brothers, Neuberger Berman, Legg Mason, Citigroup Asset Management,Putnam Investments and UBS Hedge Fund Solutions. Pemberton founded the digital credit union and lending circle, Kinfolk Capital, at the start of COVID-19 to provide low-income and minority families with the means to secure safe credit, participate more fully in the American economy, and obtain financial security.  Kevin has also consulted internationally on workforce sourcing for operational scalability to industry specific organizations such as Beleza Natural, a leading Afro-Brazilian hair care line based in Rio de Janeiro. He successfully enabled two start-ups, and one sold to AOL. He holds an M.B.A. from the M.I.T. Sloan School of Management and AB in Economics, Harvard University.   Kevin is an Adjunct Associate faculty in the MSc, in Enterprise Risk Management program at Columbia University and a mentor for its Historical Black Colleges and University Fellowship. He sits on the Leadership Council of the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center at Columbia University.