Seedcopa + SeedcoDE’s Sherwood Robbins Named Region 3 Director of National Association of Development Companies

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EXTON, PA — Members of the National Association of Development Companies (NADCO) have re-elected Seedcopa + SeedcoDE’s Sherwood Robbins as the Director of Region 3, covering five states and the District of Columbia.

NADCO is the trade association for SBA Certified Development Companies and other lenders across the nation who deliver the SBA 504 loan program to small businesses. NADCO members re-elected Robbins in an electronic vote.

As Region 3 Director, Robbins represents Certified Development Companies across Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington, DC. His first election was in June 2020, and his new term began this month.

Seedcopa + SeedcoDE is a multi-state CDC, serving all of Pennsylvania and Delaware, and has a proud history of supporting small businesses with government backed loans for almost 40 years with the Chester County Economic Development Council (CCEDC). Robbins joined the organization in 2007, and as Managing Director he has completed its multi-state expansion, added further federal, state and local loan programs to its offerings and continued to act as a local Lender Service Provider (LSP) to a number of regional bank partners.

Prior to joining Seedcopa + SeedcoDE, Robbins spent more than 18 years in the banking industry, specializing in commercial banking, retail and investment services. For most of that time, he served as a dedicated government loan lender. He has been involved with NADCO for more than 10 years, including as a frequent conference panelist. He also testified before Congress in 2017, highlighting the SBA 504 loan program to members of the House of Representatives. He will continue to lead Seedcopa + SeedcoDE as he serves NADCO.

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