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Johnson Returns to Alacom Finance Board of Directors
Yolanda Devine Johnson returns to the Board of Directors of Alacom Finance (Alabama Community Development Corp), a Small Business Administration Certified Development Company which serves businesses across the South East.
Ms. Johnson served on the Board of Directors of Alacom Finance for many years, but resigned when she and her husband, Jerry Johnson, returned to Baldwin County after his retirement from Alabama Power.
In making the announcement Diane Roehrig, President of Alacom Financed stated :
“As both a business owner and an Economic Developer, Ms. Johnson is uniquely qualified to serve the small business sector of the South Alabama region. We have missed her involvement on the Board, and we are delighted that she has accepted our invitation to re-join as a Director.’
“Ms. Johnson’s perspective, insight, and business knowledge are valuable skills that she has used to assist and encourage business owners to overcome obstacles to reach their goals.”
Ms. Johnson is the owner of J Devine Company, a business consulting firm in Orange Beach. Her twenty plus years of experience in the commercial construction industry, government and non-profit arenas plus her grandmother’
Her education includes a Master’s Degree in Education from the University of West Alabama and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Auburn University. Her post graduate work is in Economic Development at the University of Oklahoma, University of Missouri – Kansas City and Auburn. She is married to Jerry Johnson and they are active in the Orange Beach community.
“It is exciting to serve the businesses in Alabama in this capacity again”, says Ms. Johnson. “I look forward to working with local businesses”.
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Alacom Finance is one of the Southeast’s lending providers of economic development money through the SBA 504 Loan Program with approvals exceeding $1 billion. Alacom Finance is a private, not -for-profit corporation working in the public interest to provide financing, management consultation, and related services to For-Profit Businesses across the South East. Founded as Alabama Community Development Corporation in 1981, Alacom Finance is an economic development lender, certified by the federal government to provide Title V Loans.