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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Wednesday, December 11th, 2019 at 3:33am
Congratulations to MBF's newest #LoanRecipient Angie's Epicurean! Make sure to follow them on social media if you've like to try their delicious vegan ice cream and stay updated on the location of their food truck. https://t.co/9qRXbXg8lW
Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 at 12:00am
MBF #SmallBizTips: Think you have a great business idea, but don't know how to start? Join @ScoreMiami's free workshop to understand what is involved in starting a business and how prepared you are. Register at https://t.co/SqVS91dwgr. https://t.co/jRRk2WIBct
Saturday, December 7th, 2019 at 12:00am
MBF #SmallBizTips: Business planning is a great way to spend end-of-year downtime. Use these seven tips to jump-start your business in 2020. https://t.co/ljAdvilv6g
Friday, December 6th, 2019 at 1:44am
Kudos to MBF #LoanRecipient @PantherCoffee for their important work to help Haitian Farm Co-Ops bring their coffee beans to Miami. The coffee quickly sold out at Panther, but more is expected to arrive soon. https://t.co/Awpn2h31cx
Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 at 11:49pm
MBF #SmallBizTips: Are you running a small business or a side hustle? Nearly 40% of U.S. adults supplement their income with a side hustle. Here are 3 ways to grow your side hustle into a small business. https://t.co/EFrNU3hgLp

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