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Garrett Jaso

Community Loan Officer

Garrett Jaso is the Community Loan Officer for Accion. Based in Dallas, TX Garrett is helping to lead Accion’s expansion across the state. In his role he is focused on providing capital, technical assistance, and support to entrepreneurs and small business owners not served by traditional investors or financial institutions. Prior to Accion, Garrett worked in Oaxaca, Mexico for En Via, a microfinance nonprofit, focused on supporting women business owners in rural Mexico. His work introduced inclusive financial assistance to the various underserved communities supported by En Via. Garrett graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a degree in International Affairs and a Minor in Finance. During his time at CU, Garrett was a member of the CU Student Government and worked on meaningful legislation focused on financial literacy and support for higher education. In his free time, Garrett enjoys hiking Cedar Ridge Preserve on the weekends and finding the best tacos in Texas.