Alan Ramirez was appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Community Development Advisory Council on Jan. 1, 2022. Ramirez is the director of strategic lending for the Colorado Enterprise Fund (CEF), a statewide CDFI lending organization, in Denver, Colo. From March 2020 through September 2021, CEF closed more than $102 million in small business loans and grants to more than 5,214 businesses with an average amount of $19,000.

Ramirez serves on the advisory board of the Minority Business Office of the Office of Economic Development and International Trade.

Ramirez holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration with an emphasis in international business and a minor in Spanish from Regis University.