"Plants, animals, old, rich, poor, and every color of person are all affected by the changes in the environment. Climate change is one of the most pressing and unifying issues we all face as living beings."
Michaeljohn Green moved to Miami Florida from Seattle Washington. He studied Management information Systems and Economics at Harris Stowe State University, he proceeded to work in grass roots organizing with Acorn but later found a home working for one the nations top CDFI's in Justine Petersen. His success and passion for finance lead him to jobs at Bank of America, JPMorgan, Well Fargo and The Bank of Montreal. While working with the Private Wealth Team at The Bank of Montreal managing over 580 million dollars with not one black or brown client, creating wealth in minority communities has now become his calling. With that passion working with a Miami based community development corporation and managing the CDFI seemed to be a natural fit. As fund Manager of the Community Fund of North Miami Dade started a small business lending program focused on minority entrepreneurs.
Most recently Mr. Green has help in creation of The Rise Miami Dade Fund a county supported program to support small businesses ecosystem though this current pandemic. Mr. Green's primary goal is to provide access to capital and technical assistance to black and other minority owned businesses. As well as working to support the diverse small business community in Miami, Mj is actively engaged in communities across the country and sits on the board of the Africa Town Land Trust, Leadership Miami Executive Team, First Place Scholars, Merit XP, MDC Small Business Enterprise Board and the African American Alliance of CDFI CEO's. Other than being advocate for wealth in urban communities, Mj is a basketball fan, traveler and proportionate of all things that help LMI Communities thrive.