December 1, 2020

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Inez Long, Black Business Investment Fund of Central Florida

Helping 'as many small, minority and underserved businesses as possible'

Amy Martinez | 10/28/2020

Fifth-generation Floridian Inez Long grew up in Winter Garden and attended the University of South Florida, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. She then got her MBA from the University of Central Florida and became a commercial banker in Orlando. In 1990, she left SunTrust to join the Black Business Investment Fund (BBIF) of Central Florida, an Orlando-based non-profit that provides loans and financial coaching to black and minority business owners. Long has led BBIF as president and CEO since 1991.


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