Board of Directors

GCDF’s Board of Directors helps ensure that we achieve our mission to generate economic growth, encourage small business development, create jobs, and revitalize neighborhoods by providing loans and financial services to underserved businesses in our community.

Members of the Board of Directors support GCDF by providing strategic vision and long-term planning to our team. Committed volunteers with diverse backgrounds sit on our Board of Directors: They are small business owners, local bankers, community development leaders, real estate professionals and lawyers.

Gerry McCants
McCants Communications Group, Inc./ Black Pages USA
Board Chair

Gary Paul Kane
Shepherd Development Company
Vice Chair

Deborah Hooper
COO of the Greensboro Partnership
Treasurer

Eresterine Guidry
Owner AFRAMART
Secretary

Scott Baker, SVP, First Citizen Bank

Ken Bethea, President & CEO, Southeast Fuels

Mark Hagenbuch, Director, SBC Guilford Technical Community College

Karen Martinez, Director, Guilford Child Development

Hector McEarhern, President & CEO, The McEarhern Group

Karl Robinson, President & CEO, R&R Trucking

Michael Schiftan, Devcon Resources

Melanie Tuttle, MST Attorney at Law