NMAAM Board of Directors, Chairman

Kevin Lavender

Kevin Lavender has served as Senior Vice President and Managing Director – Large Corporate and Specialized Industries of Fifth Third Bank since December 2009 and served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Healthcare Lending of Fifth Third Bank from December 2005 through December 2009.

Prior to assuming that position, Mr. Lavender served as the Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions from January 2003 to December 2005. In addition to his role as Commissioner, he served as the chairman of the National Regulatory Committee for the Conference of State Bank Supervisors and was a member of the Board of Directors. Prior to being named Commissioner, Mr. Lavender was co-founder and served as Executive Vice President of Administration and Banking for MediSphere Health Partners, Inc. from May 1996 to October 2002.

2017 My Music Matters: A Celebration of Legends Luncheon

June 02, 2017

  The Legends Luncheon celebrates music, specifically the impact that African Americans have made on American musical culture. This concept...

MET Summer Academy

June 12, 2017

Registration Information Registration and Fee Deadline: June 5, 2017 Early Bird – $50 off if you register by April 15,...

The National Museum of African American Music will stand as an international iconic cultural museum dedicated to the vast contributions African Americans have made in music.


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