Jacob Singer, PhD

PRESIDENT & CEO

Jacob joined Main Street Launch after a career in real estate development, venture finance, and economic development, and is responsible for developing the organization to achieve greater impact. Learn More >>

Scott Lewis

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Scott Supervises the Finance and Accounting Unit and reports directly to and advises the CEO on strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management and cost benefit analysis, forecasting and the securing of new funding. Learn More >>

Joyce Windross

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
As Chief Operating Officer, Ms. Windross reports directly to the CEO and manages the full operations of the organization.  Her responsibilities include IT management, facilities management, financial reporting, and personnel development. She is uniquely equipped to add value across many areas of operations expertise…. Learn More >>

Robert Lattimore

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT – CHIEF PROGRAM OFFICER

Robert’s responsibilities include developing strategic partnerships and providing access to capital for African American entrepreneurs in the Bay Area. He joined Main Street Launch after serving as COO of both AnewAmerica Community…  Learn More >>

Jen Leybovich

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT – STRATEGY & DEVELOPMENT

Jen’s role at Main Street Launch includes fundraising, partnerships, impact assessment, and organizational development and strategy. Prior to joining the organization… Learn More >>

Karla De Leon

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT – CHIEF CREDIT OFFICER
Karla manages the lending team at Main Street Launch. She supports our work through client service and partnerships. She is passionate about small business and economic development. Learn More >>

Rachel Aoanan

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT – RISK MANAGEMENT & COMPLIANCE

Rachel Aoanan serves as Main Street Launch’s Risk Management & Compliance Specialist. She has an entrepreneurial background establishing a sole-proprietor business and educational… Learn More >>

Kathia Kacic

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT – CLOSING & COMPLIANCE
Kathia Kacic is an experienced loan servicer and is responsible for servicing the entire Main Street Launch portfolio. As a part of her role, Kathia tracks payments and delinquencies… Learn More >>

Darius Mahajer

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT – SENIOR RELATIONSHIP MANAGER

Darius works with various community partners and banking institutions to reach businesses that don’t qualify for conventional financing sources. Previously, Darius managed the San Francisco Emerging Business Loan Fund and Revolving Loan Fund for Main Street Launch… Learn More >>

Mike McGrane

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT – SENIOR RELATIONSHIP MANAGER

Mike McGrane is our Senior Relationship Manager in the Sacramento area. His duties are mainly as a business development officer and underwriter. Mike works with small business owners to help them choose the best type of financing for their growing business… Learn More >>

Adrian Gomez Zavala

VICE PRESIDENT – RELATIONSHIP MANAGER
For the past eight years, Adrian has been building strong and lasting relationships with entrepreneurs and small businesses throughout the Bay Area. He helps small business owners secure financing to sustain or grow their businesses. Learn More >>

Jackie Maxwell

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT – ACCOUNTING / CONTROLLER

As the SVP – Accounting / Controller, Jackie is responsible for directing all of the accounting functions of the organization in accordance with industry standards, regulatory agencies and Main Street Launch’s objectives and policies. Learn More >>

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Kelly Baker

AVP – IMPACT & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Kelly manages marketing and impact projects at Main Street Launch. She became passionate about sharing the unique stories of small businesses from her experiences working with women entrepreneurs in Oakland as an AmeriCorps VISTA… Learn More >>
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Guillermo Barajas

VICE PRESIDENT – ACCOUNTING MANAGER
Guillermo first joined Main Street Launch as Intern – Impact Evaluation. He now supports the finance and compliance team. This work includes supporting the loan closing process, tracking organizational financial performance, and other administrative tasks critical to keeping the organization running smoothly. Learn More >>

Brooke Solomon

AVP – LOAN CLOSING AND COMPLIANCE
As AVP – Loan Closing and Compliance, Brooke supports our lending work, supporting our clients by getting their loans funded and ensuring compliance. Learn More >>

Mayra Aguilar

AVP – HR BUSINESS PARTNER
Mayra is responsible for aligning organization objectives with employees and management. She serves as a consultant to management on human resources related incidents. Overall, she is here to support Main Street Launch and encourage… Learn More >>

Richard Morris

AVP – SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER
As AVP – Senior Program Manager, Richard supports the management of the African American Entrepreneurship Institute along with other special projects and lending programs focused on African American entrepreneurs and other historically disadvantaged small business owners… Learn More >>

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Robert Blundell

AVP – RISK MANAGEMENT & COMPLIANCE
Robert Blundell manages risk levels in the portfolio and provides technical assistance to clients. He originally joined Main Street Launch as the Portfolio Manager for Veteran Launch. Learn More >>

Shay Synigal

ACCOUNTING & ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST
As Accounting and Administrative Specialist, Shay is responsible for managing various forms of accounting data and documentation. Learn More >>

Acacia WoodsChan

PROGRAM MANAGER
Acacia is an educator, entrepreneur and forever economist of the people. She believes in small business development as one of the strongest and consistent forms of community and social development… Learn More >>