Loan Committee


  • 4 p.m.
  • First and third Wednesdays of each month


Method of Appointment

Six members are appointed by the City Council upon the recommendation of the Mayor. The individuals represent the following areas: banking, legal, small business, general business, and two open appointments. The seventh member is a representative of the Housing/Neighborhood Development Department staff.

Number of Members


Terms of Office

Three years

Chief Staff Person

Steven C. Harrison
Small Business Liaison
Phone: 336-747-7474

NameRace & GenderTermExpiration
Andrew Dreyfuss, ChairWhite Male1February 2010
G. Douglas AtkinsonWhite Male2December 2020
Kevin M. ColeBlack Male2February 2020
Darnella CookBlack Female2February 2020
Carol DavisBlack Female2February 2020
S. Justin GomezHispanic Male1February 2022
Diane GreerWhite Female1N/A

Authority for Creation 

The Economic Development Revolving Loan Committee was created by a resolution adopted by the City Council on March 18, 1985.


The purpose of the Economic Development Revolving Loan Committee is to review loan and approve or deny requests to assist small businesses in creating or retaining jobs to benefit low to moderate income individuals and to generally stimulate the expansion and development of small businesses located within a defined area.