Sequoyah Fund and Enterprise Development staff info

by Mar 8, 2013Happenings0 comments

Sequoyah Fund and Enterprise Development have relocated within Ginger Lynn Welch.  The Enterprise Development Center is now located within the Department of Commerce (in the old TERO office suite). Sequoyah Fund can be found in suite #500  (the old Marketing and Promotions office suite).

Sequoyah Fund and Enterprise Development work together to help you create and build your business in Cherokee. From business conception to retirement, our services are available, free of charge.

We can help:

  • Writing a business plan
  • Business related applications & forms
  • Business coaching
  • Property Bank
  • Business financing
  • Personal financial skills
  • Architectural plan room
  • Open office

Enterprise Development Staff

Gloria Griffin- 554-6718

Manager, Cherokee Enterprise Development Center


Jacob Reed- 554-6716

Jacob is the Enterprise Development Specialist.

Call Jacob for assistance writing a business plan, business financial assistance, information on business regulations and certifications, general small business questions, or large enterprise opportunities for the EBCI.


Kimberly Winchester- 554-6719

Kim is the Business Resource Coordinator

Call Kim if you would like to sign-up for Enterprise Development/Sequoyah Fund training, become a client of Enterprise Development or Sequoyah Fund, order bottled water, or have general information questions about Enterprise Development and Cherokee Bottled Water.


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Sequoyah Fund Staff

Nell Leatherwood- 359-5001

Executive Director, Sequoyah Fund


Russ Seagle- 359-5003

Russ is the Loan Office and Manager of Client Development

Call Russ for information on Sequoyah Fund loan products, how to get funding for your business, and consulting assistance for your business.


Sherrene Swayney- 359-5002

Sherrene is the Loan Portfolio and Finance Manager

Call Sherrene about housing rehab loans. Current Sequoyah Fund clients should contact Sherrene with any questions about their loan and to make payments.


Hope Huskey- 359-5005

Hope is the Director of Program Development.

Call Hope if you are interested in credit coaching, would like a copy of your credit report, want to develop a savings plan, or would like information on Sequoyah Fund’s financial services.


John Ross- 359-5006

John is Special Projects Coordinator.

Call John for Open Office Business Services: reserving office space or a conference room, printing, faxing, copying, or scheduling a space in a Sequoyah Fund training, or call with other loan or training questions.


For up-to-date information, trainings, and business stuff check out our Facebook page or visit us on the web at

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