Dr. Kasthuri Henry, PhD, MBA, CTP, Six Sigma Black Belt
Dr. Kasthuri Henry is a financial performance management and continuous improvement leader with over 20-years of corporate experience and international exposure. A native of Sri Lanka, Dr. Kas earned her B.Sc. from Bangalore University majoring in Computer Science, Math and Physics, MBA from Indiana State University with an emphasis in Finance and Decision Sciences, and PhD Finance from Walden University, Minneapolis. Through her firm KasHenry Inc. Dr. Kas is actively engaged in consulting, training, hosting her Radio show, motivational speaking as well as publishing. A Six Sigma Black Belt, her experiences include CFO at the Chicago Teachers Pension Fund, Regional CFO at Aon Risk Services; Vice President of Continuous Improvement for the University Division at Career Education Corporation; Sr. VP of Planning and Analysis at HSBC Consumer Mortgage Lending.
A Phi Theta Kappa Leadership Honor Society Certified Ethical Leadership Instructor, Dr. Kas is on the Faculty of Southern Illinois University, Keller Graduate School of Management, North Park University and AFP. She is on the Advisory Boards of Universities, Professional Organizations and Non-Profits. Her contribution at Aon Risk Services and dedication to education was recognized by naming her the recipient of 'Financial Executive of the Year Award 2006' (Mid-America region). Kas received the National Lybrand Award for her contribution to the financial strategy literature in recognition of her cutting edge consulting value proposition manuscript "Financial Agents for Change" and the "Award of Financial Reporting Achievement" from the Governmental Finance Officers Association of the US and Canada for her achievements in FY 2015. She was honored with the 'Reflection Award for Mentorship" by BIBO, in 2016, for her continued tireless volunteer work in the Greater Chicago Area in transforming lives through mentorship.
Dr. Kas embraces her positive social change mission in everything she does. She believes Self-Empowerment is the right of passage for economic empowerment and lives her message "Every human interaction is an opportunity for transformation". As the Host of her own Radio Show "Unleash Your Inner Goldilocks: How to Get it Just Right" on Voice America, Empowerment Chanel, she continues to take her message beyond boarders into the communities across the world. Vist her show blogs from her Media Page to get engaged in actively shaping our shared prosperity. It is with this same mission focus that she contributes to the BIBO Advisory Board to support women who are transforming their corner of the world.
Phone: (224) 253 9734
8 W. Monroe Street
Chicago, IL 60603