Kanasha S. Herbert

Executive Vice President


Kanasha S. Herbert is Vice President and Senior Counsel at State Street Corporation. She was previously an associate at Mintz Levin and at Foley Hoag. Before becoming a lawyer, Kanasha was a hardware engineer with HP.

Kanasha is a member of the board of advisors of YouthConnect. Kanasha previously served as a director and corporate secretary of MassVentures. She was appointed to this position by Governor Deval Patrick. She is a former Fellow of The Partnership, Inc. and a former Women’s Leadership Initiative Fellow of the Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts.

Ms. Herbert is a graduate of Boston College Law School where she served as an editor of the Uniform Commercial Digest (Journal) and was a founding member of the Business Law Society. She also previously served as co-secretary of the Black Alumni Network of Boston College Law School. Kanasha received her Master of Science in Engineering Management and Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (with a minor in Mathematics) from Northeastern University where she was a Ralph J. Bunche academic scholar.