Accion Serving Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico & Texas

Who We Are

As a member of Accion’s nationwide network of lenders, Accion is an award-winning nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the tools entrepreneurs need to operate, grow or start their business. We offer a community of support and are dedicated to increasing access to business credit, making loans and providing support to help entrepreneurs realize their dreams.

Our Impact

  • 11,400+

    Loans Funded

  • $109M+

    Dollars Disbursed

  • 500+

    Communities Served

  • 15,000+

    Accion Client Jobs Created or Sustained

Our Staff

Debra Alba

Client Ambassador

Yolanda Bailon

Portfolio Quality Officer

Gwendolyn Bonilla

Market Manager, Colorado

Rachel Burgoyne

Loan Officer I, Arizona

Jessie Cardenas

Portfolio Quality Officer

Carmen Castillo

Client Ambassador

Yvette Chairez

Client Ambassador

Sydney Counce

Donor Engagement Associate

Shady Erifej

Operations Administrator

Ryan Flanders

Loan Officer I, Colorado

Raquel Gallegos

Loan Operations Administrator

Millie Garcia

Loan Officer II, Texas

Jill Gassen

Loan Officer II, Colorado

Grace Gibson

Loan Operations Administrator

Jaime Gloshay

Loan Officer I, New Mexico

Ofelia Gonzalez

Portfolio Quality Officer

Danny Griego

Portfolio Quality Officer

Melissa Harris

Advancement Assistant

Gabriela Henner

Administrative Assistant

Jaquelyn Hernandez

Portfolio Quality Supervisor

Anne Haines

President and CEO

Marisa Barrera

Chief Strategy Officer/Executive Vice President

Kristine Breese Michie

Vice President of Strategic Philanthropy and Investments

Metta Smith

Vice President of Lending and Client Relations

Analisa Anaya-Smith


Brittany Woedl

Lending Team Manager

Yvonne McPheeters

Director of Organizational Systems

Greg Levenson (Chair)

President and CEO, Southwest Capital Bank

Bob Murphy (Immed. Past Chair)

Executive Director, Economic Forum of Albuquerque

Leslie Carlson (Secretary)

CEO, Carlson Advisors and COO, Jibu

Raymond E. Ziler (Treasurer)

Raymond Ziler, CPA

Betty Arkell

Partner, Holland & Hart LLP

Carol Cochran

Principal, REDW Business and Financial Resources

Michelle Coons

Financial Executive

Clarence Mcallister

CEO, Fortis Networks

Yashoda Naidoo

President and Owner, Annapurna’s World Vegetarian Cafe Restaurants

William G. Ridenour

Attorney of Counsel, Fennemore Craig, P.C.

Gail Warrior

CEO of CASPR Group

Richard J. Wadley

Senior Vice President, Bank of the West

Lorna M. Wiggins

President, Wiggins, Williams & Wiggins, P.C.
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Accionista Spotlight

Jaime Gloshay is passionate about serving and empowering Native communities which makes her the perfect addition to our lending team! As a loan officer, her focus is on lending to Native entrepreneurs. Jaime grew up in New Mexico and Arizona on both the Navajo and White Mountain Apache Reservations. She is a first generation college graduate and holds an M.P.A in Nonprofit Management from the University of New Mexico.

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