William Michael Cunningham AM, MBA
Creative Investment Research, Inc., MinorityBank.com;
and protégé of the late Andrew Brimmer,
first black Federal Reserve Governor
William Michael Cunningham is an economist, author, and speaker.
He is founder of Creative Investment Research, Inc., MinorityBank.com, DiversityFund.net, and MinorityFinance.com. Mr. Cunningham is the author of The JOBS Act: Crowdfunding for Small Businesses and Startups, published by Apress Books.
As a strong advocate for the integration of human values in finance, he develops new ways to combine social values and investing.
Mr. Cunningham has given keynote economic forecasting talks before the Texas Association of Black Chambers of Commerce, the Denton, Dallas and Houston Black Chambers of Commerce. He spoke at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, at the Harvard Business School and at the Wharton School of Business DC Innovation Summit. He has given talks on social investing in Finland, Switzerland, England, and Germany.
Bill graduated from Howard University with a BA in Economics. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, where he earned his Master of Business Administration degree. He also holds a Masters in Economics from the University of Chicago.