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Andrew Carr - Town Hall Meeting Moderator Andrew Carr - Town Hall Meeting Moderator

Business to Business Exchange, Town Hall Meeting Moderator, Andrew Carr, Executive Director of the Rainbow/PUSH Wall Street Project

Andrew Carr is a results-driven businessman, motivational speaker, leader, strategist, change manager, relationship manager and public policy analyst. His career has been distinguished by his ability to get things done. Mr. Carr is currently the Executive Director of the Rainbow/PUSH Wall Street Project, an initiative of the Citizenship Education Fund, a non-profit organization founded by civil rights leader Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., working with Fortune 500 corporations to level the economic playing field and create forums where small minority and women-owned businesses can compete. Previously, Mr. Carr worked for JPMorgan Chase, as a Small Business Relationship Manager, he served as advisor to a portfolio of 400 small businesses and managed a $16 million portfolio of business deposits, credits and investments. In addition, he provided consulting services to businesses and financial service organizations as founder and CEO of the A.L. Carr Group, working with M.R. Beal & Company, the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone, Wall Street Conferences Inc., and others.

Mr. Carr has marketed, negotiated and structured over $13 billion of tax-exempt and taxable securities for state and local agencies and electric utilities, including financial advisory services for over $2.3 billion of international bond deals. Mr. Carr’s prior client experience includes serving as underwriting manager for state agencies in Connecticut, Illinois, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Carolina, and many others. He has held executive positions at A.G. Edwards & Sons Inc. and at UBS/PaineWebber Inc., and in the public sector has worked with the Illinois Commerce Commission, the Illinois Housing Development Authority, and City Water, Light and Power in Springfield, IL.

He is immediate past international president of the Urban Financial Services Coalition, the trade association of professionals of color in the financial services industry and immediate past president of the New York Chapter. He serves on the membership committee of the Financial Women Association, the trade association of women and minorities in the financial services industry, is a past board member of the New York Chapter of the National Association of Securities Professionals, a member of the National Black MBA Association, and is a member of Phi Beta Sigma fraternity. He has been a speaker for Goldman Sachs’s Institute for Entrepreneurial Thinking, the American Management Association’s Youth Programs, Citigroup African-American Heritage Network, Minority Interchange, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks, New York, 6th District and the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University and Urban Financial Services Coalition.

Mr. Carr has received numerous awards in his distinguished career. He has received the Distinguished Partnership Award from The Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc.; the Pyramid Award in Leadership from the African Heritage Parade Committee, Inc., the Dr. Charles R. Drew Community Service Award from The American Red Cross, Civic Community Award from NV Magazine and the Better Business Award from Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.

Mr. Carr is a graduate of Western Illinois University. He holds a MA in Economics from the University of Illinois at Springfield and a MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago. He also, is a Registered Securities Representative.




Andrew Carr

Annual Women's History Month Luncheon & Business to Business Exchange

9th Annual Business-to-Business Exchange and Women's History Month Luncheon


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