December 7, 2023


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In this episode of the WealthManagement EDGE Podcast, Nabia Jenkins-Johnston, senior conference producer at and Aisha Hunt, founder of law firm Kelley Hunt & Charles, talk about legal changes in the way we do business, gaining a perspective on diversity and inclusion, and emphasizing the need to create an inclusive, mutually beneficial financial landscape. 

Aisha brings over two decades of experience in her role as principal of KHC, a majority women- and minority-owned law firm that specializes in helping asset managers bring legal and business aspects together. Here, she discusses the firm’s involvement with the US Benchmark Series on the groundbreaking efforts to gain SEC exemptive relief, and why casting a bold innovative vision is the key to forward thinking. 

Specifically Nabia and Aisha cover:

  • The SEC ruling on ETFs working in 401(k)s
  • Shaping the future of the financial industry by pushing boundaries
  • The concept of “growing the pie” and expanding the financial industry’s opportunities rather than competing for limited resources
  • The importance of having an open source of sharing ideas and providing spaces for one another


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About Our Guest:

Aisha (Kelley) Hunt brings more than two decades of legal and financial services industry experience to her role as founder of Kelley Hunt & Charles, having worked with some of the largest and most respected asset management and law firms in the industry. The firm specializes in helping asset managers with all legal aspects of launching, converting/merging and managing ETFs, mutual funds, interval funds, BDCs, CITs, SMAs and other investment products across a wide variety of asset classes, including ESG and digital assets. 

Prior to her most recent role as General Counsel at Vident Financial, Ms. Hunt was General Counsel at ALPS and a Partner at Dechert LLP. She has also held senior in-house legal counsel roles with Wells Fargo and Dodge & Cox. 

Kelley Hunt & Charles is a majority women- and minority-owned law firm that was founded by Ms. Hunt.


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