Sherry Early-Aden is the Vice President of Operations for Brightpoint, a 54-year-old Community Action Agency, serving 15 counties in northeast Indiana. She also leads the Brightpoint Development Fund an SBA Micro Lender Intermediary, and a U.S. Department Treasury Community Development Financial Institution.
As one of the originators of the Brightpoint Development Fund, Sherry has established a Small Business Microloan program, design entrepreneur business services, and administers the Community Loan Center of Northeast Indiana (CLCNEIN) an alternative payday consumer loan product, as well as a host of other Community and Economic Development initiatives focused on underserved communities.
Mrs. Early-Aden holds a Master’s degree in Public Affairs and a Masters in Community and Economic Development. She is a non-profit experience executive with over 16 year’s direct experience working in the Community Economic Development arena. Mrs. Early-Aden has lived throughout the U.S. and abroad.