Elmer Eubanks

Elmer Eubanks 

Originally from Costa Rica Mr. Eubanks is currently assistant professor of business at Mount Wachusett Community College teaching economics, marketing and strategic management. He currently serves on the executive council and is the chair of the Faculty Assembly.

Mr. Eubanks is also a management consultant focused on small business planning and nonprofit management. Prior to this he was Vice President of Commercial Lending at Citibank prior to that he was the Sr. Deputy Director at Fannie Mae. He was the CEO/Executive Director of Boston Aging Concerns Young and Old United) a non-profit organization dedicated expanding affordable housing opportunities, creating inter-generational communities, and developing innovative models of housing.

At Neighborhood Reinvestment Co. he was a Management Consultant and specialized in organizational and economic development, developing human resource capacity among the member organization’s; personnel policies and procedures, job descriptions and assisting organizations with transitions and growth issues related to executive change management.

As Executive Director of Centro Las Americas, he fostered the growth and start-up of several Latino businesses and employment opportunities for low to moderate-income individuals.

As an experienced bilingual and bi-cultural administrator Mr. Eubanks has in depth knowledge of economic and educational program development, strategic planning and marketing. A proven leader who combines expertise in business fundamentals and strategic planning with the entrepreneurial self-reliance and decisiveness gained while holding various educational and administrative positions.

Prior to working for Neighborhood Reinvestment and Centro Las Americas, Mr. Eubanks worked as the Director of the John Laws Institute in Worcester, where he developed relationships with area CEO’s to assist underprivileged youth in obtaining access to free tuition to area Universities. Assistant Director for Enrollment Management for Atlantic Union College in Lancaster, where he was responsible for assisting minority students in obtaining a college education bringing minority enrollment to over 6o percent.

He has also been Adjunct Faculty at Nevada State College, Atlantic Union College, Anna Maria College, and Quinsigamond Community College.

Mr. Eubanks has also been a public policy leader, Appointed by Governor Mitt Romney to the Massachusetts Economic Assistance Coordinating Council in 2006. Candidate for State Representative in 2000. City of Worcester Elections Commissioner 2004-2009 and was Appointed to Worcester State College board of trustees by Gov. Swift. Appointed by Governor Weld and re-appointed by Gov. Cellucci to the Urban Initiative Fund serving as chairman until the fund merged in June. Worcester City Manager’s Strategic Planning Committee as well as the Community Response Team

Mr. Eubanks has served on several Boards: Main South CDC – Economic Development Committee – Director, Family Services of Central Mass., Deveroux Foundation, Big Brother Big Sister, Worcester Art Museum, Higgins Armory Museum, Las Vegas Junior Academy, Valley Economic Development Center. Founder of the Worcester Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Worcester Business Inclusion Council. Mr. Eubanks was awarded the Anna Maria College Mission Statement Award for his service to the community.