Johnny Charles is a Senior Business Consultant for J.P. Morgan Chase. As a Business Consultant Johnny supports minority business owners grow their business through accessible education, coaching and banking solutions. As an extension to J.P. Morgan Chase’s $30 billion dollar commitment, Johnny sets strategic partnerships in effort of creating an impact driven ecosystem for business clients throughout greater Boston.
Previously Johnny Charles serves as the first, Managing Director for The Boston Ujima Fund. Prior to Ujima, Johnny was the Director of Economic Development at Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corporation where he managed and overseen a subsidiary of the organization, the Neighborhood loan fund which deploys capital to local small businesses in Boston. In addition, Johnny also managed the organizations Reentry program, and a number of economic mobility initiatives as extended programs of the Department.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications with a focus on Journalism from Curry College and a Masters of Business Administration from Brandeis University, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management.