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UNC Clean Tech Speaker

Jonathan Brereton

Jonathan Brereton
Executive Director
Thread Capital


Jonathan is the executive director of Thread Capital. He guided Accion Chicago, an Illinois-based CDFI for 14 years before moving to North Carolina in 2017. He led Accion to a place of financial strength and national prominence by 2017, including collaboration on a first-of-its-kind $34 million food production incubator slated to open in December 2018. Jonathan has done additional work to develop a more robust CDFI ecosystem throughout the country.