Carolyn Schulman is a director of strategic initiatives at the Center for Regional Economics. An experienced strategist and manager, Schulman develops and oversees programming related to small-business growth, capital access, and economic development. Previously, she held positions in public affairs and strategic communications at Finsbury and Ichor Strategies. Earlier, she served as director of policy for the office of the New York City comptroller, addressing economic development, pension reform, and education. Schulman started her career in community development at Citi, where she served on the Community Reinvestment Act team, working with Citi's retail, credit card, and investment banks to satisfy their regulatory obligations. She holds a B.A. from Brandeis University and a master's degree in public policy from The George Washington University.
The Partnership for Lending in Underserved Markets (PLUM): Increasing Minority Entrepreneurs’ Access to Capital
Best Practices for Technical Assistance Programs Serving Black and Hispanic Entrepreneurs and Small-Business Owners
Debt, Equity, and Free Money: How Local and State Governments Can Promote Minority Small Business Capital Access