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Ashley Bell

Chairman and CEO, Redemption Holding Company; Founder and CEO, Ready Life; Former White House Policy Advisor for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Ashley Bell is chairman and CEO of Redemption Holding Company, a Black-owned holding company formed to purchase Holladay Bank and Trust. He is founder and CEO of Ready Life, a fintech company, and a contract corporate finance attorney with Dentons, where he was previously a partner. In the Trump administration, Bell was White House policy advisor for entrepreneurship and innovation and a regional administrator for the Small Business Administration. Earlier, he founded and led the law firm of Bell & Washington, founded the 20/20 Bipartisan Justice Center, and served on the Hall County (Georgia) Board of Commissioners. Listed in the “Red Book” of America’s top municipal bond attorneys, Hall was a 21st Century Leadership Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School of Government and currently is a fellow of the Civil Society Fellowship, a partnership between ADL and the Aspen Institute, and member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.

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