Sequoyah Fund, Inc.
Russ Seagle is the CEO of The Sequoyah Fund, Inc., a Native CDFI serving the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and surrounding rural communities in Western North Carolina. The Sequoyah Fund provides small business start-up and expansion capital, housing rehab loans, credit builder loans, and training and consulting services to small businesses, nonprofits, and tribal departments.
Prior to joining The Sequoyah Fund in 2009, owned several businesses. He has been a small business consultant, trainer, and professional speaker since 1999. He holds a BSBA in Marketing from Appalachian State University and an MBA from Western Carolina University.