SBTDC’s Certified Development Finance Professionals

The SBTDC is proud to announce that 16 staff members have successfully completed the National Development Council’s (NDC) Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) Certification Program.  This nationally recognized program includes three weeklong classes and requires passage of a rigorous 4 to 5 hour examination following each class.

The staff members who successfully completed the program include: Ariana Billingsley (ECU), Victor Dau (NC A&T), Scott Daugherty (NCSU), Tommy Dennison (WCU), Owen George (WSSU), Byron Hicks (ASU), Johnnie Marshburn (FSU), David Mayo (ECU), Mark McKnight (NCSU), Janis Mueller (UNC-W), Fran Scarlett (UNC-W), Bion Schulken (NCSU), Mike Seibert (NCSU), Pieter Swanepoel (UNC CH), Michael Twiddy (ECSU) and Bob Weston (WSSU).  They have earned NDC’s classification as “Economic Development Finance Professionals”.

SBTDC staff participation was underwritten with generous support from BB&T.  These advanced financing competencies will enhance the SBTDC’s capacity help small to medium-sized businesses secure capital to sustain growth.


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