Alan E. Pinado chairs Urban Education Coalition, Inc., a not-for-profit organization which advocates for first grade literacy, early childhood education, and parent education among working class families. For over 15 years he has coordinated a program to teach tournament-level Chess to several elementary schools in challenged Atlanta neighborhoods. Alan E. Pinado is the former director of the Real Estate Institute of Clark Atlanta University and Morehouse College. In that role he introduced and taught Commercial Real Estate at the undergraduate and graduate levels. He also developed faculty housing and student dormitories at Clark Atlanta.
Prior to joining the Real Estate Institute, Pinado took early retirement from his position as vice president in the Real Estate and Mortgage Loan Dept. of New York Life. At New York Life, Pinado’s duties included directing the Urban Investment Program which developed affordable housing and commercial real estate in minority communities.
Pinado has served on the boards of GA Housing and Finance Authority, Urban Home Ownership Corp., Allied Federal Savings, United Mutual Life, Minority Interchange, and Opportunity Funding Corp. He holds a B.S. degree from the Fordham Univ. College of Business and an M.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame. He was awarded an honorary doctorate by Mary Holmes College.