Published on February 4th, 2014 | by Millennium Magazine Staff0
Rodriguez Named Chairman of North Columbia Business Association
Columbia, SC – The North Columbia Business Association (NCBA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Veronica Rodriquez as Chairman. Rodriguez, President and CEO of Community Service Provider, has over 20 years of experience in banking and financial management. She served as a founding executive officer and cashier of Sumter National Bank for over five years. In addition, she has managed Community Assistance Provider for the past 12 years, growing the non-profit organization’s assets to over $8 million.
Rodriguez has extensive experience in financial management, training, real estate management and development, fundraising and corporate management. She holds an undergraduate degree from University of Georgia and a banker’s certificate from University of South Carolina. Rodriguez is a certified Housing Counselor and a nationally certified Housing Development Finance Professional.
“As the economy rebounds and businesses begin thinking of expansion again, the North Columbia Business Association stands ready to ensure that North Columbia is recognized as a viable and profitable place to do business. The Executive Director, the Board and I will be doing all that we can to support growth in our region and polish the ‘diamonds in the rough’ that the North Columbia corridor represents by highlighting the wonderful businesses that exist here and by attracting new and expanding businesses to the area,” states Rodriquez.
Rodriguez has served as a volunteer with the American Red Cross, Junior Achievement, Leadership of Sumter and is a YWCA Twin Honoree. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Mid-Carolina Commission on Higher Education (USC-Sumter), Sistercare, the Midlands Housing Trust Fund, and the North Columbia Business Association.
Rodriquez has been married to Luis E. Rodriguez for thirty six years. They have four children.
For more information, please contact Sabrina Odom, NCBA executive director, at (803) 331-2931.
The North Columbia Business Association was established in 2008 for the purpose of uniting and promoting businesses while rebuilding and re-establishing the image of the North Columbia community. The Association provides an avenue for businesses to speak as one voice on important business interests along with a focus on the community.