Rogie D. Nelson
Rogie D. Nelson is Program Coordinator at South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs. He began his career as a microbusiness practitioner at the South Carolina Minority Business Development Center. He later worked for the South Carolina Department of Transportation in the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program for ten years before joining the South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs in as the Small and Minority Business Coordinator. In the post, Nelson has worked with individuals, special interest groups, municipalities, local, state, and federal governments to create economic prosperity for minority-owned businesses.
Currently, Mr. Nelson is the Program Coordinator for the Micro Business Development program. This statewide program provides education and training, business management and technical assistance, and micro lending referrals to firms and individuals interested in starting or expanding a micro business.
Nelson attended University of South Carolina, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.
April 16, 2019
Industry News -
Under the new Farm Bill, farmers can receive up to $100,000 through multiple microloan programs that provide flexible access to credit for small, beginning, niche, and non-traditional farms.
April 10, 2019
Industry News -
CDFI Fund Releases Annual Report on Activities According to the report, CDFI program awardees reported more than $11 billion in lending and investment activity, which financed nearly 16,000 businesses in 2018.
April 2, 2019
Policy News -
SBA Administrator Linda McMahon has announced her resignation effective April 12th. In a statement issued on Friday, McMahon said she will be returning to the private sector.