Lenwood Long


As President of the Carolina Small Business Development Fund, Lenwood Long serves as the organization’s primary visionary and Chief Executive Officer.  Mr. Long has over twenty-five years of business management experience and has worked extensively with community economic development organizations. Through his work with nonprofit organizations dedicated to empowering underserved communities in the most rural parts of North Carolina, Mr. Long has gained invaluable experience with directing major community and economic development projects, inter-government relations, contract management, disadvantaged business enterprise program management, and program and community advocacy. Mr. Long holds a Masters of Urban Administration from Georgia State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from St. Augustine’s College.