Ellen Golden is the managing director of CEI Investment Notes, Inc., a fixed-income impact investing product that enables accredited institutional and individual investors to participate in CEI’s work. Ellen is the founder of the Women’s Business Center at CEI, and has devoted her career to advancing social justice by empowering small business owners, particularly women, in reaching their goals.
Tae Chong is a business advisor with CEI’s StartSmart program for immigrants and refugees. A lifetime Maine resident and immigrant himself, Tae’s experiences help him to provide Portland’s growing immigrant and refugee community with business advising and connections to capital. Tae’s passion for social equity drives his ongoing advocacy efforts for the rights and opportunities of new Mainers.