Greg Taylor, business development officer for the Carolina Small Business Development Fund, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Better Business Bureau of Coastal Carolina.
Taylor, who previously served 12 years as a Bladen County commissioner, has served the businesscommunity in various roles his entire career. His economic development experience includes serving as the regional director of the Cape Fear Regional Small Business and Technology Development Center, development director at Fayetteville State University, and executive director of the Fort Bragg Regional Alliance in addition to his current position.
He graduated from Campbell University with a bachelor of business administration degree and an M.B.A. from The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
According to Carl Mitchell, vice-president for Human Resources at Fayetteville Tech and chairman of the Better Business Bureau of Coastal Carolina, “The Board welcomes Greg to the team. He brings vast experience as a former Multi-term County Commissioner and high levels of support for businesses, the residents of Southeastern N.C., and the military, specifically for the soldiers and their families stationed at Fort Bragg. Greg will expand Board representation to the many businesses and residents of Bladen County and the surrounding counties. Our Accredited Businesses and customers of those businesses are very fortunate to have Greg’s experience and skills representing them.”
John D’Ambrosio, president and CEO of the Better Business Bureau of Coastal Carolina said, “Greg is a great guy with an impressive background who has plenty of experience serving the business community. That, coupled with his knowledge, will help the Better Business Bureau of Coastal Carolina move into the future of serving both business and the community, in the most effect way possible. I look forward to working with him.”
Taylor said he is looking forward to his new position.
“In today’s economy, with the continuing growth in eCommerce, the work of the Better Business Bureau is more important now than perhaps ever before,” he said. “I am honored to have been selected to serve this region’s businesses and customers as a member of the Better Business Bureau Board of Directors and I look forward to working with the other Board members and the staff to continue this essential service.”
The Better Business Bureau of Coastal Carolina serves the 15-county region from Georgetown to Wilmington, and Fayetteville to Florence — including Bladen County.