Desmond Stinnie

Chairman & President

Desmond is a serial entrepreneur with over 20 years experience building and bringing to market innovative technology products and services. Stinnie is currently the founder of Opulent Cloud – a public cloud company. Over the past 14 years, Stinnie has also provided political and strategic advisory consulting services to candidates running for public office in municipal, state, and federal races.

In 2020, Stinnie co-founded Consumer Debt Relief Initiative, a 501 (c)(6) trade association representing a specialized sector in the financial services industry. Stinnie spent four years in the capital markets as a senior analyst for Lehman Brothers Inc. on the fixed income (bond) trading desk executing institutional trades for the emerging markets product line. Stinnie holds a BA in Finance from Towson University. He, his wife (22 years) and three children currently reside in Baltimore, MD.