August 19, 2014
By Bob Coleman
Editor, Coleman Report
“I am thrilled to be given this opportunity to serve as the next President and CEO of NADCO. I look forward to working with our partners across the small business industry to create vital jobs and spur economic development in communities across the country,” says Barbara.
During her tenure as Founder and Executive Director of California Statewide CDC, Barbara served as Chair of NADCO and was a key member of the Development Company Finance, LLC Funding Committee.
Most recently, she served as the Deputy Director for Small Business and Small Business Advocate in the State of California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development.
Adds NADCO Chair, Sally Robertson, “After a thorough search process, the board is pleased to welcome Barbara as President and CEO of NADCO. She is the right individual to lead the organization through the upcoming regulatory challenges ahead.
“Barbara brings a wealth of 504 lending experience and more importantly, a contagious passion for our industry and a commitment to promoting economic development and helping small businesses.”
Barbara’s appointment begins October 1.