“The new majority does not benefit from the inherited fortunes or connections that so many white families have in the United States. Normally no one says ‘oh I have a friend or a relative at a big investment bank, let’s go there and talk about how to grow your assets’. So we try to be the mentor and the one who creates the contact instead,” says Valerie Red-Horse Mohl.

She argues that more population groups need greater access to relevant capital if the United States is to bridge the wealth gap. But that doesn’t mean she compromises on business acumen.

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