John Hope Bryant summarized bio

John Hope Bryant summarized bio - John Hope Bryant founded...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
John Hope Bryant founded Operation HOPE as America’s first non-profit social investment banking organization in 1992, immediately following the Rodney King Riots. HOPE was organized in the backdrop of a Bryant organized Bankers Bus Tour, which took 18 leaders from government, community but most of all the private sector on a tour of the areas impacted by the riots, under the theory “you don’t lend where you have never been.” In August, 1995, John Hope Bryant was selected by Black Enterprise Magazine as One of 25 Future Leaders to Watch. In June of 1995, United States President Bill Clinton invited John Hope Bryant to be a panel participant in the White House Pacific Rim Economic Conference, held in Portland, Oregon. In April, 1996, John Hope Bryant founded Banking on Our Future, today the leading urban delivery system for financial literacy education across America. In September, 2001, in response to 9/11, John Hope Bryant founded HOPE Coalition America as America’s “economic Red Cross.” Today HCA is the lead national partner for FEMA and the Department of Homeland Security for emergency volunteer economic disaster preparedness, response and recovery. The American Red Cross is also a national partner with HCA. On February 27, 2006, John Hope Bryant and fellow Young Global Leaders
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Page1 / 3

John Hope Bryant summarized bio - John Hope Bryant founded...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online