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Janie Barrera, Founder and CEO, ACCION Texas Inc

Janie Barrera is the founding president and Chief Executive Officer of ACCION Texas Inc. Created in 1994, ACCION Texas Inc. provides small loans and management training to individuals and small businesses in Texas and Louisiana. San Antonio Business Journal listed Ms. Barrera as one of "Twenty Defining Players: People Who Have Helped Shape the City."

She also has served on many national, state and local boards, including the Federal Reserve Board's National Consumer Advisory Council. Ms. Barrera received a B.S. from Corpus Christi State University in Corpus Christi, Texas and an M.B.A. from the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas.

Last Updated: 3/28/2012 4:24 PM