MBF's Staff Members


Know Our Leaders

The MBF’s daily affairs are conducted by an Executive Director, Loan Program Directors, Educational Programs Director, Loan Program Manager, and Program Coordinator.

Kathleen Murphy

Kathleen Murphy

Executive Director

Kathleen Murphy currently serves as Executive Director of the MBF. Murphy previously served as executive director of the Miami Symphony Orchestra.

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Michael Sellinger

Michael Sellinger

Director, Loan Programs

Michael Sellinger is the Director, Loan Programs. He has over 25 years of experience in diverse industries including banking and consulting.

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Joann Milord

Joann Milord

Loan Program Manager

Joann Milord is the Loan Program Manager for the Black Business Loan Program. She has extensive experience in non-profit management specializing in economic development.

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Saturday, October 12th, 2019 at 11:05am
Miami Jackson High students just returned from a college tour that featured stops at the UCF and Florida Polytech. Thanks to @MiamiBaysideFo. Valley Bank and @MiamiDadeCountyGovernment for making the trip possible. #smartpath #edfundprograms https://t.co/cpa4HXA9iY
Saturday, October 12th, 2019 at 11:05am
Thank you @MiamiBaysideFo and @MDCollege for partnering with our office to offer a free Small Business Training program to help cultivate and grow the backbone of our economy. #SmallBiz #EconomicDevelopment https://t.co/EsFn6Pbl2j
Friday, October 11th, 2019 at 11:00pm
MBF #SmallBizTips: Small business owners need funding to grow. To help you weigh your options, here are a few pros and cons to funding your business through bootstrapping, equity funding, and borrowing. https://t.co/rRNMqQ2KMe
Thursday, October 10th, 2019 at 11:00pm
Congratulations to MBF #communitypartner @fiuinstagram for launching their cybersecurity apprenticeship aimed at giving learners the necessary technical skills, on-the-job training, and preparation to obtain industry credentials. To learn more, visit https://t.co/3vcDufaQ6R.
Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 at 9:41pm
MBF #SmallBizTips: As a small business owner, you are completely responsible for your own retirement planning. Register for @scoremiami's Retirement Planning workshop to understand your options and prepare for a secure retirement. Register at https://t.co/UQsRAM4jDY. https://t.co/chp8Z94YaB

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