A Minority-Led, Boutique Lender

Why we do it

The ACDBE program exists to assist minorities in combating historical discrimination in the awarding of concessions contracts by airports that receive federal funding through the Department of Transportation.

As a second generation ACDBE Marques Warren realizes the structural difficulties faced in financing these projects for minority tenants. Moreover, changes to regulations and implementation of the program have further limited financing opportunities counter to the historical success rates of these businesses.


Get in touch

We are actively seeking to deploy loans within the ACDBE concessions industry. If you have been awarded a concessions contract, anticipate being awarded a contract, or are seeking funds for other reasons concerning your business, speak with an associate at dbeloans.org today!

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Who we are


Chief Executive Officer

Marques Warren



Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Work History

  • 22 Years Concessions Management
  • Airport Minority Advisory Council, Regional Director
  • Downtown Spirits, Chief Financial Officer
  • Warren's News & Gift, Inc., Vice-President of Operations
  • Wine & Spirits Guild of America, Member
  • Merrill Lynch Investment Banking Institute, TA


Chief Financial Officer

Jonathan Copley



University of Manchester
Management Sciences

Work History

  • CFOCare, Chief Executive Officer and Founder
  • Grow50, President and Founder
  • Arthur Andersen Business Consulting, Founding Partner
  • Deloitte Consulting and Business Valuation Group, Managing Director
  • Licensed CPA, and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in the U.K.