Member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. To Become Only Black CEO of Midwest Bank Centre Inc.
Orvin T. Kimbrough is currently the President and CEO of United Way of Greater St. Louis. Kimbrough has recently been granted the opportunity to lead Midwest Bank Centre Inc. which will go into effect on February 1st, 2019. When Kimbrough takes this position, that will make him the region’s only African-American bank CEO.
“United Way will forever be a part of my life. I am excited to join Midwest BankCentre, which has demonstrated the depth of its commitment to community at every level. I look forward to working with the banks outstanding team to fulfill and advance its demonstrated commitment to financial success for all citizens in the region.” Kimbrough said.
Kimbrough is currently a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. where he crossed in the Spring of 1997 at the University of Missouri Columbia - Zeta Alpha Chapter. According to STL American, he spent 20 years “leading entrepreneurial, community-focused nonprofit organizations.” Kimbrough has been President and CEO of United Way of Greater St. Louis since 2013, and has seen tremendous growth in the company.
Kimbrough has been shaped and molded by his educational background in social work, business and theology. Kimbrough earned his Bachelors in Social Work at Mizzou, and went on to earn three more masters from UMSL, Mizzou and the Aquinas Institute of Theology. Kimbrough is currently teaching as an adjunct professor at Washington University’s Brown School of Social Work where he is designing a post-graduate course on teams and leadership according to the STL American.
United Way has witnessed “Orv’s talent for strategically building relationships and teams through integration, collaboration and alignment.”