Joseph Frazier is spearheading efforts to educate Kentucky’s business leaders on the power of diversity, equity and inclusion. Frazier is executive director of the Kentucky Chamber Foundation’s Center for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I Center) advancing the non-profit organization’s work to make Kentucky a better place to live, work and do business.
Frazier was director of the Office of Identity and Inclusion at Bellarmine University before joining the Kentucky Chamber Foundation. There, he led student outreach, faculty engagement and event planning and helped build the framework for the university’s Strategic Priority on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
His focus on programs that emphasize equity, advocacy and social justice help the foundation create meaningful change for Kentucky businesses, families and communities. The Kentucky Chamber Foundation supports initiatives that advance the economic and social well-being of the citizens of Kentucky. He works in partnership with Kentucky business, civic, and education leaders on systemic transformation with an explicit focus on criminal justice, economic empowerment, education equity, and inclusive business practices to build a stronger and more united future where all Kentuckians can grow and thrive.
Frazier is a graduate of Virginia Tech University. He is involved in many community organizations around Kentucky including the Community Foundation, Volunteers of America DE&I Task Force and the Louisville Chief Equity Officer Committee.
For more information Frazier or the work of the Kentucky Chamber Foundation DE&I Center, visit www.kychamber.com/DEICenter.