Ted Archer

March 17, 2021 | secon2017
Ted Archer' Bio
Ted is an Executive Director within Global Supplier Diversity at JPMorgan Chase & Co, a leading global financial services firm with assets of $3.4 trillion and operations worldwide. The Firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management.
Ted joined JPMorgan Chase & Co. in 2016 and directs the firm’s strategy to grow diverse businesses through supplier inclusion and development, a critical component of JPMC’s $30 billion Path Forward commitment to advance racial equity. Prior to his current role, he served as Head of Small Business, Global Philanthropy and led Small Business Forward, the firm’s global initiative investing $50 million annually to connect small businesses with growth resources. He is an experienced leader who brings more than 15 years of global experience in building programs and partnerships that drive economic growth — with an emphasis on underserved small businesses.
Prior to JPMorgan Chase, Ted led Small Business initiatives at SourceAmerica, HJ Heinz, consulted with the World Bank Group, and was Chief of Staff at the Washington, D.C. Department of Small & Local Business Development.
Ted earned his Bachelor’s degree from the Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics at Washington and Lee University and a Master of Public Administration from the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University Of Pittsburgh.