Jasper joined the NC Rural Center in July 2021 and currently holds the position of Relationship Manager, Small Business Capital. In his role, he provides critical support to the NC Rural Center and its small business capital programs. At the core of his work he specializes in partner relationship management and project management across a suite of small-business lending and support programs.
Previously, Jasper worked for Public Allies of Baltimore where he was responsible for program operations and management, prior to that he worked for Cara Collective in Chicago where he worked in community and workforce development.
Jasper is excited to be working for the NC Rural Center because he believes in the power of CDFI’s and small businesses to impact communities and change lives. He looks forward to strengthening current relationships and creating new ones.
He is happy to be back home in NC, where he was born and raised, to help the people who have helped him.