Roberta McCullough currently serves as Senior Vice President of Operations for Institute Capital, a community development financial institution (CDFI) program for the National Institute of Minority Economic Development. She leads her team in providing investment capital for small businesses, affordable housing developers, and community-based organizations. Also, she encourages HBCU collaboration through partnership development, providing training and funding to its future entrepreneurs in their student bodies. McCullough has continually served the economic development industry in management and executive capacities for over 30 years.
Her focus has been to alleviate systemic economic injustices by providing much need access to grant and loan capital for women- and minority-owned small businesses. McCullough currently serves as Board Chair for the Association of Women’s Business Centers and Board Treasurer for Partner Community Capital, a certified CDFI. She holds a BS in Mathematics from Shaw University and is a master’s candidate for an MBA Finance in 2023.