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Business Solutions

Because we believe that people who go into business for themselves should never be left by themselves, we offer a variety of programs and solutions to support entrepreneurs from all walks of life.

Our Business Solutions Team

Our team of Business Solutions Officers work one-on-one with entrepreneurs to assess their business, provide hands-on technical assistance, and help small business owners evaluate their capital needs to recommend the best financing solutions for them. Our team brings to bear decades of business development experience and a host of connections with regional and statewide resource providers. 

To schedule a one-on-one consultation with our Business Solutions team, please complete a Request for Counseling form. Please note that you must complete the request form if you are interested in obtaining financing for your business.

To get a customized technical assistance plan through our Digital Learning Academy, please complete our business needs assessment form.

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Lori Diaz*

Vice President, Business Solutions


Reggie Jones

Business Solutions Director



Madison Potter

Business Solutions Officer

Piedmont Triad and Central Regions


Carlos Liriano*

Latino Program Director



Lydia Turgeon

Business Solutions Officer

Western Region


Magaly Rivera*

Business Solutions Officer

Triangle, Northeast, Southeast,

and Sandhills Regions


Melissa Terrell

Business Solutions Officer

Special Programs

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