Erin Horne McKinney

2020Minnesota, US

Erin Horne McKinney has spent more than 20 years building diverse and inclusive technology and entrepreneurial ecosystems within public sector and nonprofit organizations. She is the inaugural leader of the Howard University and PNC National Center for Entrepreneurship that provides education, research, resources, and advocacy for Black business owners across the country. Most recently, she served as executive vice president of innovation and strategy for the Association of Enterprise Opportunity in Washington, D.C. Prior to that, Horne McKinney held several executive leadership positions including with the National Association of Multicultural Digital Entrepreneurs, WomenVenture in Minneapolis, Washington, D.C.’s executive office of the mayor, and at Cleveland-based JumpStart Inc.