Honorary Chair

TEACH 2024 Honorary Chair

Kemal Gasper

Vice President of Community Engagement,
VyStar Credit Union

Sponsored by VyStar Credit Union

Kemal Gasper serves as Vice President of Community Engagement at VyStar Credit Union. Kemal’s dedication to serving the community goes far beyond his role at VyStar. He is driven by the ability to make a positive difference across a variety of communities. He believes in investing in people, developing authentic connections, building a strong culture, being innovative and thinking strategically to achieve the best outcomes for the community. His dedication has been recognized by the Jacksonville Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 list in 2017, Buzz Magazine Top 30 Under 30, and the Florida Black Expo Top 20 Under 40 in 2016. Kemal has completed several community leadership programs that look to enhance the community such as Leadership Jacksonville Class of 2019, Leadership Florida Connect Class X, Hightower Fellowship Class III, & United Way Stein Fellowship Program.  Kemal currently serves on the board of directors of Leadership Jacksonville, Changing Homelessness, KingSoutel CRA Advisory Board, and The JAX Chamber Hightower Fellowship..



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