Women of Power: Healthcare Industry Leader Talks Career-Boosting Communication - Black Enterprise
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

Chekesha Kidd, leading healthcare and financial services professional (Image: File)

If you’re a young professional, your early career period is the perfect time to build relationships that will last a lifetime and will help you advance.

One young professional who knows a thing or two about this is Chekesha Kidd, a leading healthcare and finance industry professional who serves as managing partner at K6 Advisory Group LLC and was the former president of Aetna Student Health.

Highlighted as Black Enterprise’s “40 Rising Stars 40 & Under,” Kidd ‘s professional journey has taken her to leadership roles through the ranks at Aetna and in financial services on Wall Street. Check out her insights on effective communication and relationship-building below:


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Janell Hazelwood

Janell Hazelwood is associate managing editor at Black Enterprise, managing content across core areas of Money, Career, Small Business and Technology. She is also a featured blogger with My Two Cents, providing insights on branding, millennial career development, employment trends and leadership. She was previously a content producer and copy editor for Black Enterprise magazine, working across several editorial sections. The Hampton University graduate got her start in the newspaper industry, having worked for companies including The New York Times and Scripps Howard News Service. Her works and insights have appeared on The Huffington Post, MadameNoire, E!Online, Brazen Careerist, CBS News, and Arise TV.

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