Ebony Perkins

Senior Advisor

[email protected]
Durham, North Carolina

Ebony Perkins has been a Senior Advisor with Impact Finance Center since 2021. She has a demonstrated ability of working with investors and philanthropists to help them make smart and strategic decisions. As a Senior Advisor, Ebony is supporting the creation of a membership organization that provides shared due diligence for a diverse asset manager database.

She is also the Director of Impact Investments & Community Initiatives for a Fortune 5 company where she advances their social impact and tax credit investment strategy across the country. Before that role, she served as the Vice-President & Director of Investor Relations at Self-Help Credit Union. Ebony managed a national team that helps groups and individuals invest funds in a socially responsible financial institution that supports communities of all kinds, especially those underserved by conventional lenders.

Ebony also co-hosts the Renegade Capital Podcast activist’s podcast for finance and investments. She interviews thought leaders who go into the ring every day to fight against the racist, sexist, and exclusive norms established by traditional financial and capital systems. Ebony’s commitment to community investing is evident by her service and contributions to US SIF, Conservation Trust of North Carolina, and Women In Philanthropy. Ebony was also recognized on the SRI Conference’s inaugural 30 Under 30 List.

Ebony holds a Master of Public Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Claflin University as a summa cum laude graduate. She also has an Executive Certificate in Financial Planning from Duke University. She enjoys baking and spending time outdoors.