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Mayor Burgess and the City of North Charleston Announce the Creation of the Small Business Enterprise Department

North Charleston, SC – May 31, 2024 – Mayor Burgess and the City of North Charleston are excited to announce the establishment of the Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Department, a new initiative aimed at fostering and supporting the growth of small businesses within the city. This strategic move underscores the city’s commitment to nurturing local entrepreneurship and enhancing economic development.

The newly formed SBE Department will be headed by Frank Ancrum. Mr. Ancrum brings a wealth of experience and a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities faced by small business owners.

“Small businesses are the backbone of our local economy,” said Mayor Burgess. “The creation of the Small Business Enterprise Department reflects our dedication to providing the resources and support necessary for these businesses to thrive. Frank Ancrum’s leadership and entrepreneurial spirit make him the perfect person to spearhead this important initiative.”

The SBE Department will offer a range of services tailored to the needs of small businesses, including:

– Business Advisory Services: Providing expert guidance on business planning, marketing, and operations.
– Access to Funding: Facilitating connections to grants, loans, and other financial resources.
– Training and Workshops: Offering educational programs on various aspects of running a successful business.
– Networking Opportunities: Creating platforms for local business owners to connect, collaborate, and share insights.

The City of North Charleston invites all small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs to engage with the SBE Department and take advantage of the resources available. For more information, please visit the City of North Charleston’s official website or contact the SBE Department directly.

Local business’ looking to utilize the SBE should contact Frank Ancrum.
Office – (843) 740-2540
Email – [email protected]