Aquil Stinson is a Director at Lafayette Square. Aquil has over 15 years of experience working with middle market companies and small businesses. Prior to joining Lafayette, Aquil had a 13 year career with JP Morgan Chase. He was an integral member of the business development efforts in the JPMC Mid-Atlantic Commercial banking expansion. He further managed the origination efforts in the Northeast, Southeast and Central markets. As the first banker hired to lead business banking in Washington DC, he was able to build a book of business of over 40 names in under 3 years. Aquil has experience as a principal owner in 3 independent businesses in the field of commercial and residential real estate development and logistics. He began his early career at Goldman Sachs, as a salesperson on their fixed income desk.
Aquil currently serves on the board of Washington Area Community Investment Fund (WACIF). WACIF’s mission is to support inclusive entrepreneurship in Washington DC. Originally from Philadelphia, Aquil holds a Bachelor of Science from Georgetown University with a major concentration in finance.