Meet Helena Duncan, the First Black CEO of The Business Council Of Alabama

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Black women are filling up seats as presidents of major organizations. The Business Council of Alabama announced on Wednesday that Helena Duncan had been appointed as the new President and CEO for the organization. According to The Alabama Political Reporter, Duncan entered BCA in 2020 with over 30 years of experience in the financial industry. Duncan served as Regional President for Liberty Bank & Trust before her transition to BCA where, with her long track record in executive management, she joined as Director of Strategic Operations and Growth . “Helena Duncan has the experience, talent and perspective to lead the BCA effectively and enhance its role as the voice of Alabama business,” said BCA Chairman Mike Kemp. “She is an experienced businesswoman who has worked with a broad cross-section of businesses. She speaks the language of business. Her leadership qualities, management experience and work ethic will be valuable assets to BCA as we chart our course for the future,” Kemp added. As of December 1, Duncan was promoted from her most recent position with the organization as Senior Vice President of Operations and Investor Relations. “I am honored to be chosen and entrusted with the responsibility of leading such a...