Our Team

The Atlanta MBDA Business Center has become known nationally as the place to go for top-notch technical expertise and services to high-growth MBEs.  The Center’s  staff are highly trained and experienced in delivering specific one-on-one technical assistance designed to move a company from one level to the next.

Donna Ennis
Project Director
Donna Ennis, C.P.F is the project director for the MBDA Business Center–Atlanta located at Georgia Tech’s Enterprise Innovation Institute (EI2). Funded by the Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), Read More
Joplin Howard
Joplin Howard is the Administrative Assistant that assists many departments within EI2 including the MBDA Business Center-Atlanta.  She has been employed with EI2 since 2012, and has worked on temporary Read More
Asha Morton
Asha Morton recently joined EI² as a Marketing Specialist with the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Business and Advanced Manufacturing Centers. Asha brings to EI² a Bachelor of Science degree Read More
Lauren Roberts
Lauren Roberts recently joined the MBDA Business and Advanced Manufacturing Centers as Program Specialist. She brings to the team a Master of Science in Public Policy from the Georgia Institute Read More
Anita Davis
Anita Davis is the President and Chief Funding Matchmaker of Business2Banker Connection, Inc.  Her firm provides funding solutions and strategies for business expansion resulting in healthy and sustainable business growth. Read More
Jennifer Pasley
Jennifer Pasley is an independent business development advisor for the Atlanta Minority MBDA Business and Advanced Manufacturing Centers at Georgia Tech. As a Managing Member of Sky Capital Ventures, LLC, Read More
Brandy Stanfield-Nagel
Brandy Stanfield-Nagel is a Program Manager and Faculty Researcher with Georgia Tech’s Innovation Ecosystems. She has been involved in university commercialization programs since 2012, working with students, faculty and staff Read More