We are committed to Black-owned businesses.

U.S. Bank Access Business is a focused initiative under U.S. Bank Access Commitment™ which provides information, connections and resources to help Black small business owners sustain and grow their business. Our team of Business Access Advisors is here to help you connect and network with local resources, advise you on how to meet your goals and guide you through the process.

Meet your local Business Access Advisor.

The Business Access Advisors are ready to help you build a custom growth plan and find the tools you need to succeed. Start your partnership by making an appointment with your local advisor for a free financial assessment and begin leveraging the resources U.S. Bank can bring to your business today.

Micae Brown

Chicago, IL

A former advertising executive, Micae spent seven years as an entrepreneur helping small businesses grow and scale.

Mikki Jones Brown

Nashville, TN

Mikki has 23 years of experience at U.S. Bank and participated in the McKinsey Management Acceleration Program. She also served as CFO for a non-profit organization.

Kimberly Edwards

Charlotte, NC

Kimberly brings 20 years of experience in small business lending, real-estate initiatives and asset building to underserved communities and businesses.

Tim Farrow

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN

A U.S. Bank employee for 10 years who previously served as a branch manager.

Will Jackson

Oakland, CA

With 20 years in the banking industry, Will started his career as a mortgage banker.

Cassandra Kidd

Little Rock, AR

Cassandra boasts 30 years in the banking and finance industry, most recently working as a branch manager at U.S. Bank before assuming the BAA role.

Delphine Pruitt

Los Angeles, CA

Delphine has worked in the financial services industry for 25 years, including positions focused on community lending and diverse strategies.

Chio Scott

Colorado Springs, CO

As a bilingual financial advisor, Chio provides information, connections and capital to help position small businesses for success.

Brandon Willis

Denver, CO

Brandon started his career as a banker’s assistant and has spent 18 years in the banking industry, most recently as a U.S. Bank business banking development consultant.

Looking for a Business Access Advisor in another location?

The Business Access Advisors reside in the above markets and are focused on making local connections with community partners and business networks in those markets. If you reside outside one of these markets and are looking for solutions to support your small business, we invite you to schedule an appointment with a business banker in your area.

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U.S. Bank Access Commitment

Learn more about U.S. Bank Access Commitment and each initiative that supports the Black community in building wealth. From homeownership to wealth management, there are resources available to support you in reaching your financial goals and building a legacy.

Business banking resource center

Money-smart solutions that provide strategic insights and digital tools all in one place to power your success.

Boost your Financial IQ

Discover articles, online courses and other resources loaded with tips to achieve your financial goals, including managing your business.

Putting our commitment into action.

Learn about funding resources and hear stories from other business owners.

$13 million in funding to support women of color-owned microbusinesses.

The U.S. Bank Access Fund will support more than 30,000 women of color-owned microbusiness owners over three years, prioritizing Black women business owners.

Hear how one small business owner is using her financing.

The owner of a dessert catering business received financing from U.S. Bank partner Grameen America. The microloan helped Joanna buy ingredients, molds and prints to grow her business.

U.S. Bank Access Fund helps a single mom of two keep her business thriving in Seattle.

Platinum Plus Fashions started with a dream and resulted in a retail store that now boasts a twenty-year history of selling fashion and footwear for men and women.  

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