Osiris Sesenaya

Mr. Osiris Amenhotep Sesenaya is the immediate past CEO and is currently the Chief Logistics Officer of Eden Community Ventures Corporation, (hereinafter “Eden”) and one of its founding board members. He believes that non-profit organizations, in order to ensure that they have reliable streams of funding for their critical mission-focused work, must develop sustainable and profitable business ventures. 

He further believes that non-profit organizations operating in low- and moderate-income (LMI) communities must focus their resources on developing programs that increase business ownership, that train urban residents on finances and wealth-building, and that opens access to cheap capital for business development. 

Towards that end, along with a group of like-minded individuals, Mr. Sesenaya founded Eden to create jobs and economic opportunity in LMI communities through the direct support of small businesses as well as by advocating for systemic change to increase investment in these vulnerable communities.

Currently, Mr. Sesenaya works for the Baltimore City Public Education System.  Before joining Eden, Mr. Sesenaya worked for Bryant Burgher Jaffe & Roberts LLP in New York, New York as a legal tax advisor/consultant.  In that capacity, Mr. Sesenaya advised the firm’s senior partners on issues related to Corporate and Partnership Taxations and other matters related to business structures and organizations. 

He also worked on Wall Street as an investment banker for Baron Investment Banking Firm, where he helped raised capital to finance start-up businesses.  Mr. Sesenaya is highly skilled in small business development and issues pertaining to community economic development

He holds a Juris Doctor (JD) degree from Florida A&M University College of Law and a Master of Law (LL.M.) in Taxation from University of Florida Levin College of Law, and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Morgan State University. Mr. Sesenaya is a resident of Baltimore City.