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Board of Directors

Our Board members bring years of expertise and vision for AEO’s impact on Microbusinesses.

Usman Ahmed


Brandie Conforti

JA Worldwide

Joshua Brackett

Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs, Inc.

Melissa Bradley

1863 Ventures 

Jane Campbell

US Capital Historical Society

Daniel Delehanty

BNB Bank

Byna Elliott

Fifth Third Bank

Gary Cunningham

Prosperity Now

Alex Forrester

Rising Tide Capital

Donna Gambrell

Appalachian Community Capital

Connie Evans


Ron Fong

Asian Pacific Islander Small Business Program

Inez Long

BBIF Florida

Lenwood Long, Sr.


Jared Gleue

Wells Fargo

Veronica Maturino


Nancy Stark

Community Strategy Solutions

Chris Wheat

JPMorgan Chase 

Carolina Martinez

California Association for Micro Enterprise Opportunity

Ines Polonius

Communities Unlimited, Inc.

Patricia Harris

Board Chair Emerita