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WE ARE 
TORCH BEARERS

Providing small business loans, training, and research to support entrepreneurs. 

A partner for 
small business 
in the Carolinas.

A trusted
business guide.

A small business advocate.

An accessible
funding resource.

Team Members

*Hablo Español

KEVIN DICK

KEVIN DICK

President & CEO

MARK ROYSTER, JR.

MARK ROYSTER, JR.

VP, Chief Credit Officer

ALEC SAWYER

ALEC SAWYER

Marketing & Communications Associate

ARAFA SAEED

ARAFA SAEED

Salesforce Administrator

CARLOS LIRIANO*

CARLOS LIRIANO*

Latino Program Director

DWAYNE BRYANT

DWAYNE BRYANT

Underwriter

JAMES ONOREVOLE

JAMES ONOREVOLE

Economic Development Policy Program Associate

MADISON POTTER

MADISON POTTER

Business Solutions Officer

MELISSA TERRELL

MELISSA TERRELL

Business Solutions Officer

OZLEM PONARIN

OZLEM PONARIN

Underwriting Director

RIYAM ALATYA

RIYAM ALATYA

Human Resources Coordinator

VANESA GARCIA NUÑEZ*

VANESA GARCIA NUÑEZ*

Business Solutions Associate

JOHN SABISTON

JOHN SABISTON

VP, Chief Financial Officer

ADAM SAFER

ADAM SAFER

Research & Evaluation Manager

AMANDA SORRELLS

AMANDA SORRELLS

Director of Development and Strategic Partnerships

ARKELA BLACK-WILLS

ARKELA BLACK-WILLS

Executive
Assistant

DAMION SMOKES

DAMION SMOKES

Loan Operations Director

GAIL STRICKLAND

GAIL STRICKLAND

Loan Servicer

JOHN CARTER ROBERSON

JOHN CARTER ROBERSON

Research Fellow, Community Economic Development

MAGALY RIVERA*

MAGALY RIVERA*

Business Solutions Officer

MERYL OLSON

MERYL OLSON

Controller

REBECCA PATE

REBECCA PATE

Loan Processor

SEDEYIA BELLAMY

SEDEYIA BELLAMY

Business Solutions Officer

WANNETTA PRAY-BLACK

WANNETTA PRAY-BLACK

Staff Accountant

LORI DIAZ*

LORI DIAZ*

VP, Business Solutions

ALEA SATTERWHITE

ALEA SATTERWHITE

Credit Analyst

AMY CERVANTEZ

AMY CERVANTEZ

E-Learning Manager

BRENT ALLISON

BRENT ALLISON

Loan Portfolio Director

DEVIN BROWN

DEVIN BROWN

Business Solutions Officer

HUNTER MUNDY-FERRELL

HUNTER MUNDY-FERRELL

Development Associate

LYDIA TURGEON

LYDIA TURGEON

Business Solutions Officer

MAITE GONZALEZ*

MAITE GONZALEZ*

Program Associate, Western Women's Business Center

NOOR KAZI

NOOR KAZI

WWBC Research Fellow, Economic Development Policy

REGGIE JONES

REGGIE JONES

Director, Business Solutions

SHANNA MOORE

SHANNA MOORE

Loan Closer

ZURILMA ANUEL*

ZURILMA ANUEL*

Director, Western Women's Business Center

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