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29 Days of Local Black History: Helen Godfrey-Smith

Photo credit: Caddo Levee District

Helen Godfrey-Smith made history in 1983 becoming the first African American Chief Executive Officer of Shreveport Federal Credit Union.

Under her leadership, the institution expanded to eight full-service locations in Louisiana and Mississippi and took the assets from under $2 million to over $100 million.

Her desire to help others did not stop at the bank, she serves the Kingdom as an ordained pastor, and community leader.

Another phenomenal woman in black history, Pastor Helen Godfrey-Smith!



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