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ABOUT US

Over 30 Years of Dedication to Community Impact!

LEADING OUR INDUSTRY IN FLORIDA

Our mission is to develop and promote Black business enterprises through education, training, loans, investments, and other activities and aggressively promote an atmosphere conducive to their development.

SBA Preferred Lender

Excellent Impact
Rating from AERIS

Certified Community
Development Financial
Institution

MEET THE TEAM

BBIF Executive Board of Directors

JACQUELINE BARR – BOARD CHAIR – TARGET MARKET/SMALL BIZ
MARILYN DRAYTON – TREASURER – WELLS FARGO / PARTNER
SABRINA COVINGTON – MEMBER – COVINGTON ASSOCIATES, INC

BBIF Loan Committee
CHAIR – FLORIDA CAPITAL BANK
O’NEAL BARNETT – MEMBER – WELLS FARGO
JOANNE JOLIN – MEMBER – YADKIN BANK
GAIL BURR – MEMBER – SUNTRUST BANK
MATTHEW VEGTER – MEMBER – CENTERSTATE BANK

BBIF Community Development Committee
JOYCE ODONGO – CHAIR – WELLS FARGO
JANET HAMER – VICE CHAIR – TD BANK
TAMMY PAYCER – MEMBER – SUNTRUST BANK
MELLISSA SLOVER-ATHEY – MEMBER – CENTERSTATE BANK
WINDI KENROY – MEMBER – IBERIA BANK
BISHOP ALLEN WIGGINS – MEMBER – THE HOPE CHURCH

BBIF New Markets Tax Credit Advisory Board
MARILYN DRAYTON – WELLS FARGO
BRIAN HOLLENBACK – TEAM ROCK ISLAND
PAT MCEVOY – FLORIDA CAPITAL BANK
MARCO QUINTANA – BMO

BBCFC Board
ALZO REDDICK – UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA
LAWRENCE CHUKWU – CM ENVIRONMENTAL
SUSAN BROSCH – ANDERSON AND ASSOCIATES, P.A.

FBTI Board
JANET HAMER – TD BANK
JOYCE ODONGO – WELLS FARGO
FOZIA ANDARGE – FM FINANCIAL, INC.

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“BBIF’s 30+ years of dedication to the growth and development of black and minority communities cements its position as the largest and strongest minority led Community Development Financial Institution in the state of Florida.”

– Inez Long, President & CEO

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