CEO, Hope Enterprise Corporation; Henry Crown Fellow, The Aspen Institute
Bill Bynum is CEO of Hope Enterprise Corporation/Hope Credit Union. Previously, he helped establish programs at Self-Help and North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center. Bynum was chairman of the Treasury Department’s Community Development Advisory Board from 2002 to 2012. His board service includes the Corporation for Enterprise Development, NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Millsaps College, Mississippi Children’s Museum, William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation, and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Community Advisory Board. Bynum was awarded the Aspen Global Leadership Network’s John P. McNulty Prize, EY’s National Entrepreneur of the Year Award, and National Rural Assembly Rural Hero Award.