Full Name
Jason Cole
Job Title
Executive Director
Michigan Minority Contractors Association
Speaker Bio

Executive Director
Michigan Minority Contractors Assn

10/08 – PRESENT Executive Director
Michigan Minority Contractors Association formerly NAMC
Real Estate Investor Association Detroit Chapter
Real Estate Lender Association Detroit
National Association Minority Consulting Engineers Detroit Chapter
Detroit Association of Planners
National Association Black Women in Construction Detroit Chapter
National Organization Minority Architects Detroit Chapter
Detroit Association of Realtors
Real Estate Association of Developers
National Association Black Hotel Owners Operators Development

01/17-PRESENT Cole Development Group
Development Partner with Basco Development in a 22room Boutique Hotel in Downtown Detroit.

01/15-PRESENT Funding Roots
Crowd Capital platform that was formed to help Detroiters finance and redevelop Detroit through real estate and franchise opportunities (2012 Jobs Act and 2016Mile Act)

01/08 – PRESENT Commercial Financial Specialist LLC
Vice President
Develop and implement the business and strategic marketing plan for this existing Commercial Real Estate Lender.

07/05 – PRESENT Barno Cole Land Development Group LLC
Vice President
Covering the areas of; Human Resources, Financial, Marketing and Legal concern.

09/88 – 12/08 Cole Financial Services, Inc.
Vice President
Duties include; Marketing and Sales, Human Resources support, and Accounting and Finance lead for this Human Capital recruitment, retainment and placement firm.

06/98 – 09/98 U.S. Small Business Administration
Economic Development Specialist
Developed and implemented a plan for increasing the rate or African-American Loan Initiation in the SBA 7a lending program. The goal was to increase it by 300%.
Jason Cole