Keyla is a selfless professional with a passion for Diversity Equity and Inclusion
(DE&I). Keyla is an alumnus of the University of Missouri – St. Louis and Webster
University. She is also certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP).
As an Ameren employee since 1996, Keyla has engaged in additional roles and
activities to assist with the company’s DE&I objectives by educating, recruiting,
and engaging through her participation in Ameren Network of Minority
Employees. In 2015 and 2016, she served as President and developed a
successful educational campaign “Through My Eyes” which depicted diverse point
of views. She also is a participating member of the company’s Women
Influencing Success in Energy resource group. Keyla is currently an Ameren DE&I
Keyla is a member of the Southeastern Missouri Southern Illinois (SMSI) chapter
of the national organization American Associates of Blacks in Energy (AABE). She
has chaired various committees including the annual scholarship and the black
energy awareness month (BEAM) committees.
Keyla expanded her DE&I reach by co-creating the DeSmet Jesuit High School’s
African American Parent Council (DAAP) and served on selection committees as a
parent representative to fill various leadership positions.
In Keyla’s spare time she enjoys traveling and spending quality time with her
husband, Daryl, and their three children. In 2022 her daughter, Kayla, became a
graduate of the first Legacy Institute class and now serves as an ambassador for