Jim Terrell

Jim Terrell

Jim has over 30 years’ experience in banking and economic development.

Before joining the City of Minneapolis, Jim spent 12 years with Wells Fargo in various roles, leaving the bank as Vice President of Diversity Sourcing.

Jim received his Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) / Certified Industrial Developer (CID) designation in 1988, during his years serving as Director of Economic Development for the Saint Paul Port Authority. His experience includes revenue bond financing, commercial & consumer lending, SBA lending, business plan authoring, and seed capital financing.

Jim is a graduate of the Pratt Institute Internship in Community Economic Development and a member of the inaugural Minnesota Chapter of the Society of International Business Fellows.

Jim Terrell

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Fortis Capital Partners with Living Cities and the City of Minneapolis to Double Down on Bridging Racial Gaps in Access to Capital

A new fund will increase access to affordable debt for small and growing businesses owned by Black and brown people in Minneapolis. Business ownership in Minneapolis is uneven by race. The City of Minneapolis has a total population of 411,500, of which 19% percent are Black, 10% Latinx, 6% Pan Asian, and 1% Native American. While Whites comprise 63.9% of …

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