Haroun K. Cowans has 15 years of experience in the world of banking and finance and 18 years as a entrepreneur, Haroun was previously employed by a national commercial bank and oversaw two retail branches and was able to turnaround a subpar performing branch in a blighted neighborhood to a top performing branch achieving pinnacle success, which was the first time in its 20 plus year history. Foregoing to that Haroun was employed by the likes of Merrill Lynch, Waddell & Reed and W.A.A. Consulting where he was a financial advisor and also responsible for raising capital through relationships with institutions and accredited investors for startup technology based firms while also giving guidance to these firms on the best approach to strategically growing their business and fine tuning their business model. Haroun also added to his experience in Real Estate working with Civil Technology which a tremendous highlight for him was to work a proposed transit real-estate project in South Africa which resulted in the accomplishment of a better understanding of International business, and the valuable support with the community of South Africa. Haroun has applied himself to an unusual broad base of experience with finance, marketing, real estate, and community endeavors. He has volunteered on many boards and organizations and currently steering the turnaround of Prodigal Son Initiative dba Impact Empowerment Group as the executive director. Haroun’s board and community involvement has been with organizations such as: Youth Biz board, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance board, Judaism in the foothills board, Colorado Enterprise Fund board, Denver African American Philanthropist, former East Denver YMCA board, Denver Health Hot Rocks committee nevertheless Haroun’s greatest passion is following Christ and associate pastor with Church in the City Beth Abraham. Haroun has been featured in a number of articles nationally and locally magazines such as ICOSA Magazine, Vice Magazine, Yahoo News and the Denver Post for his work in the community and as an entrepreneur.