Aaron Lackman is a Loan Officer for BCNA's Microenterprise Development Program for Refugees and instructor of BCNA's How to Establish Good Credit workshops.
Aaron joined the Business Center for New Americans in 2005 as a business counselor and now serves as a loan officer in the Business Center's Refugee Program. As a descendent of a refugee parent and two grandparents, he is proud to help improve the lives of new refugees arriving in New York City.
Aaron is responsible for the assessment of potential borrowers and the underwriting and packaging of loans to refugee business owners. In addition he teaches a workshop and provides one-on-one assistance to clients on how to build and repair credit history. He holds an MBA in Small Business Management from Baruch College in New York City and a BA in Anthropology from the State University of New York at Albany. Outside of the office, Aaron manages a yoga studio and volunteers at the 6th Street Community Center/CSA.