Momentum Mash-UP: Financial Equity

17jun12:00 pm1:30 pmMomentum Mash-UP: Financial Equity

Event Details

You’re invited to our next Virtual Momentum Meetup on June 17th: The Creative Economy & Financial Equity

Let’s Get Together

This June we invite you to join financial services entrepreneur, Calvin Williams and Momentum sponsor Bank OZK in our discussion about Diversity Equity and Inclusion in the financial services industry. 

It is well documented that entrepreneurs play an important role in contributing to a country’s prosperity. By engaging in innovative activities, entrepreneurs help to bring new and improved technologies into broad usage, facilitating economic growth and disrupting existing technologies.

Join CCE June 17th for an amazing conversation aiming to address financial equity in overlooked communities and increase access to financial planning, investment management, and wealth-building tools through creative tech.

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Everyone loves a good mashup. Bringing the best and brightest together to create something uniquely amazing. Join us this June for a Momentum Mashup between two financial industry experts working to change the world!


Joe Carrol, rep from Bank OZK and seasoned senior banking leader experienced in bank operations, branch management, commercial and retail lending and cash management.  Over the years, Carrol has excelled individually as well as in teams to accomplish the “right things”.

Carrol’s objective has always been to put himself and his teammates in the shoes of the client in order to understand, strategically aligning products and services that deliver benefits and value. As a consultative advisor, there are times when meeting a client’s needs goes beyond the product. Carrol says, “At times, the real need is to be a good listener and use the benefit of experience to make them aware of best practices and/or help make beneficial connections.”


Calvin Williams, founder of and the first African American owner of an automated wealth management platform for retail customers. As the CEO of, he aims to close the wealth gap in overlooked communities across the country through increasing access to financial planning, investment management, and financial education. 

Since age 12, Williams has had an entrepreneurial spirit; as a freshman at North Carolina Agricultural & State University, Williams began designing websites for non-profit organizations, was Student Body President and before graduation, he started XMG Online and built web applications for numerous organizations over the next 9 years. During that time he was named one of the youngest 40 Leaders Under 40 by the Greensboro Business Journal.

 Williams is an avid reader, enjoys traveling, snowboarding and is a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Registration is required. The Meetup will take place via Zoom. Upon registration, you will receive a link to join the Meetup:

Momentum, formerly “Swerve”, connects creatives through lively, informative monthly meetups, exclusive online content, access to mentors, and a members-only Creative Directory. Learn more about Momentum.

Momentum is presented by the Center for Creative Economy, whose mission is to launch, grow and accelerate creative entrepreneurs and businesses.



June 17, 2021 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm(GMT+00:00)