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Office of the CEO

Jeffrey Herrell

Managing Director

Michael E. Johns, Jr.

Project Manager, Real Estate Strategies

Valérie Kindt

Director of Strategic Initiatives

Jessica Randolph

Associate Creative Director

Florence Rivkin

Social Impact Analyst

Linda Mireille Umulisa

Specialist Assistant to the CEO

Development & Communications

Brendon Miller

Chief Development & Communications Officer

Tonya Bailey

Development Specialist

Megan Carras

Institutional Development Director

Mariama Coker-Kallon

Program Marketing Specialist

Sowmya Pelluru

Director of Brand and Communications

Emilie Razuri

Digital Engagement Specialist

Lending

Shauna Dilworth Yeldell

Chief Lending Officer

Lakeedra Cunningham

Portfolio Manager

Charlene Franke

Senior Loan Operations Analyst

Isaac Idan-Biney

Small Business Loan Officer

Arpana Rahul

Small Business Loan Officer

Finance & Operations

Kevin Fryatt

Chief Finance & Operations Officer

Bradley Johnson

Accounting Specialist

Kahil Robinson

HR Generalist

Patricia Thornton

Director of Finance

Kara Ulmer

Operations Director

Junell Venord

Human Capital Director

Programs

Kimberly D. Gayle

Chief Program Officer

Samantha Archibald

Program Manager, Minnesota Avenue Main Street

Lyals Battle

Program Manager, Small Business Grant Programs

Messay Derebe

Program Director, Enterprising Women of Color DMV Business Center

Esthanette Reid

Program Coordinator

Dawn Sanders

Grant Program Manager

Rasul Sha’ir

Education and Advisory Services Manger, Small Business Advisory Services

Lucien Smith

Director of Small Business Markets, Small Business Advisory Services

Kennedie Toney

Program Coordinator, Enterprising Women of Color DMV Business Center

Daniella Ukpabi

Engagement & Stewardship AmeriCorps VISTA