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Office of Business Opportunities           803.545.3950  Phone               
1225 Lady Street, 1st FL                            803.401.8859  Fax
 Columbia, SC 29201


For small business questions not covered by a specific division below, please send inquiry to:  [email protected]    

Administration
Director
Ms. Melissa Lindler
[email protected] 
803.545.3950

Administrative Specialist
Ms. Cor'Deija Nelson
[email protected] 
803.545.0170

Grants Coordinator
Ms. Tonya Porter-DeBerry
[email protected] 
803.545.3953

Commercial Lending - Traditional and Forgivable Loans 
Commercial Loan Program
Bret Whiting, Commercial Loan Officer
[email protected] 
803.545.3259

Facade Improvement Program
Ms. Gerry Lynn Hall, Program Compliance Specialist
[email protected] 
803.545.3381

Contractor & Supplier Diversity
Compliance Office
Ms. Ayesha Driggers, Program Compliance Administrator
[email protected] 
803.545.3049

Ms. Juliet Nelly, Program Compliance Specialist
[email protected] 
803.545.4185

Small Business Training
Technical Assistance/ Education/ Advocacy
Mr. Angelo McBride, Small Business Administrator
[email protected] 
803.545.3960