Kenneth E. Cooke has served on the RAASF Board since 2005. As Regional Director of Strategic Professional Partnerships, Kenneth is responsible for engaging professional organizations to partner with RAASF to provide overall support of RAASF fundraising activities and by garnering their commitment to provide educational opportunities for RAASF scholars through mentorship and professional opportunities such as internships and full time employment. Kenneth has been instrumental in leveraging the collaborative expertise of several professional organizations whose goals align with RAASF’s goal to help further the education of African American youth.
Kenneth E. Cooke, CPA is a Vice President in Finance at Goldman Sachs in New York, NY. In his current role, Kenneth works with legal entity financial reporting and the compilation of the firm’s quarterly and annual credit footnote disclosure for third-party derivatives. He previously was a Risk Leader with Genworth Financial Inc. (“Genworth”) in Richmond, VA and a Manager in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ (“PwC”) Systems & Process Assurance Practice in Richmond, Virginia. In his role at Genworth, Kenneth worked with the Senior VP of Risk Management on the management and development of the Business Controllership Risk Focus for the Long-Term Care Insurance division of Genworth. For more than eight years at PwC, Kenneth provided audit support and internal control review services to a variety of commercial clients. Kenneth also worked as a Manager of Sales Finance for Philip Morris USA in New York, NY and Puerto Rico.