Lamont is a seasoned professional with 20 plus years of banking, finance and business experience.
His experience includes small business consulting, community engagement, branch management,
loan review, commercial lending, credit administration, audit/compliance and CRA.
Lamont currently serves as the Director, Business Technical Assistance with BBIF Florida (Black
Business Investment Fund) where he helps support efforts to provide capital and business education
to black and minority owned businesses throughout the state of Florida. Prior to this, he was
consultant and business development professional focused on helping small to midsized businesses
with strategic planning, plan execution, infrastructure development and access to capital. Lamont
has worked with Automotive Finance Corp providing funding and resources to independent car
dealerships, and with the DEO to help brand and implement the State Small Business Credit
Initiative (SSBCI) Program.
Lamont has a BS degree in Public Finance and Economics from Indiana University and an MBA in
Finance and Marketing from the University of Illinois.
Lamont has ties to the Central Florida business community, as founding member and past president
of the CFL Chapter, National Black MBA Association and various community boards. He is also a
member of the Winter Park Alumni chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.