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Aaron W. Jackson, Esq.

Business Development Manager

Aaron W. Jackson is passionate about supporting economic mobility through entrepreneurship, job training, and education. He brings over nine years of experience in economic development through providing resources to existing and startup businesses, training qualified job candidates, and connecting the two to support sustainable organizations. Additionally, he is the founder and principal consultant of The CorpVantage. This professional development company brings individuals' interpersonal skills to technical excellence through its self-designed real-world etiquette. Aaron also serves on the Oakland County Revolving Loan Fund Advisory Committee. He manages a 4 million dollar loan fund that provides access to capital to minorities, women, and others underserved in mainstream financing. Finally, Aaron integrates his business solutions nationally while serving as the event planner for the National Microloan Conference. In his previous role as Senior Business Consultant, Aaron negotiated and executed partnerships with Michigan Rehabilitation Services and the Bureau of Services for Blind Persons. He designed and implemented a state-wide small business program that supports disabled youth and adults to become self-sufficient through self-employment. Aaron remains active in his professional community through membership and leadership roles - e.g., Board Member for Insight School of Michigan, Board Member for The BAR – Brothers Also Read, and member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated. Aaron's education includes a Bachelor of Science in International Business, Master of Business Administration in International Business, and Jurist Doctor in Law.
In his previous role as Senior Business Consultant, Aaron negotiated and executed partnerships with Michigan Rehabilitation Services and the Bureau of Services for Blind Persons. He implemented a state-wide small business program that supports disabled youth and adults to become self-sufficient through employment and self-employment during these partnerships. Aaron worked with over 50 small business clients to access capital, operations, marketing support and identify reliable employees. In that role, he created a pre-employment transition curriculum and implemented it into 24 schools and career centers and maintained an 85% employment rate. Aaron has also integrated his business solutions nationally, including serving as the event planner for the National Microloan Conference.
Aaron remains active in his professional community through membership and leadership roles - e.g., Board Member for Insight School of Michigan, Board Member for The BAR – Brothers Also Read, and member of the Brother Rice Alumni Council for Equity. Aaron's education includes a Bachelor of Science in International Business, Master of Business Administration in International Business, and Jurist Doctor in Law.