Lamont W. Jackson, Sr. Technical Assistance Officer, joined the BBIF team in 2016 and manages BBIF efforts to build capacity and sustainability for black and minority businesses throughout the state of Florida.
Lamont is a seasoned professional with 20 plus years of banking, finance, small business consulting, community engagement, branch management, loan review, commercial lending, credit administration, and CRA.
Prior to joining BBIF, he was a consultant and business development professional focused on helping small to midsize businesses with strategic planning, plan execution, infrastructure development and access to capital. Lamont has worked with Automotive Finance Corp providing funding and resources to independent car dealerships, and with the Department of Economic Opportunity to implement the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) Program.
Lamont was the founding member and past president of the CFL Chapter, National Black MBA Association, currently serves on the Board of directors for the Foundation For Foster Children and is a member of the Winter Park, Florida Alumni chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
Lamont has a BS degree in Public Finance and Economics from Indiana University and an MBA in Finance and Marketing from the University of Illinois.