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Reliable Capital +
Regulatory Solutions

We are agents of change. We help our clients see the advantage CRA creates for both profit-motivated and mission-driven lenders. By consistently helping banks boost CRA performance and save money, we make the work done by CDFIs more sustainable.

About Us



Brett Simmons

Managing Director and Principal

Brett Simmons is the Managing Director and Principal with Revolve. He has more than a decade of program, planning, and entrepreneurial experience across industries. As Director of Programs and Policy, he was instrumental in Accion Chicago’s efforts to expand lending more than 150% during the aftermath of the financial crisis. Since that time, he has worked with several start-up engineered systems companies and in operations strategy and planning for Cummins Power Systems, a fortune 200 manufacturing firm. Brett earned a joint B.A. in Economics and History from Xavier University and has both a Master of Business Administration and Master of Philosophy of Religion from Yale University.

Jonathan Brereton


Jonathan Brereton is a Principal with Revolve and has more than two decades of financial and risk management experience in the CDFI context. Jonathan is also Executive Director of Thread Capital, a new CDFI business lender in Raleigh, North Carolina. Prior to his work with Revolve and Thread, Jonathan led Accion in Chicago for 14 years.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business and Economics from Wheaton College (IL).  Jonathan was a driving force behind creation of the Hatchery, a $36M non-profit food incubator, and the Chicago Microlending Institute, a first-of-its-kind initiative to train new microlenders.



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