Mr. Allie Braswell is the Vice President of Cultural Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for VyStar Credit Union in Jacksonville, Florida. He is responsible for leading VyStar’s efforts to be recognized by its members, employees, peer institutions and the community as a leading model for diversity, equity, and inclusion. Allie is an accomplished entrepreneur, author, and civic leader with diverse experiences in business, public speaking, and community engagement, as well as, leadership, technology operations and human resources.
Mr. Braswell served in the U. S. Marine Corps for more than 12 years in various cryptologic and signals intelligence roles. His service took place in locations in the United States and overseas, including Iraq, Japan, Korea, Spain, and Turkey.
In terms of hands-on experience, Mr. Braswell was President of the Central Florida Urban League, and served on the National Urban League's Housing Task Force and Jobs Task Force. Allie has served on the federal level as a member of the Secretary of Veteran Affairs Advisory Committee for Minority Veterans, US Army Reserve Ambassador and continues to serve as the Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army for the State of Florida (Central).
Mr. Braswell’s published works include “Rekindling the Passion: Restoring the Joy and Purpose to Your Life”—a personal journey of development toward one’s personal greatness. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology from American Intercontinental University and a Master of Arts in Human Resource Management from Webster University.