Diane Roehrig Begins Three-Year Term on SCORE Board of Directors

Roehrig Boasts Extensive Management & Advocacy Background

Washington, D.C.—Diane Roehrig of Homewood, Ala., joins the SCORE Board of Directors. SCORE "Counselors to America's Small Business" provides small business mentoring, as well as workshops and seminars, to more than 350,000 aspiring and existing small business owners each year. Roehrig’s term began on October 1.

Roehrig’s business experience spans more than 40 years in financial services and community development. She is currently the president and executive director for the Alabama Community Development Corporation, a nonprofit organization licensed by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to provide the 504 Loan Program to areas in the Southeast United States.

According to SCORE CEO Ken Yancey, “SCORE is pleased to welcome Diane Roehrig, a dedicated advocate for women and minority business owners, to the SCORE Board of Directors. Her experience with providing entrepreneurs the funding they need to start or grow their own business is a perfect fit with SCORE’s mission of service to the small business community.”

Roehrig has served as an officer of the National Association of Development Companies, as well as on other national and local boards. In 2004, she was honored by the SBA as the Top 504 Lender in Alabama, and by Birmingham Magazine as the Top CEO 2004.

Since 1964, SCORE “Counselors to America’s Small Business” has assisted more than 7 million aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners through counseling and business workshops. More than 10,500 volunteer business counselors in 389 chapters serve their communities through entrepreneur education dedicated to the formation, growth and success of small businesses.

For more information about starting or operating a small business, call 1-800/634-0245 for the SCORE chapter nearest you. Or, visit SCORE on the Web at www.score.org.