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Another New Market Tax Credit Project made possible through the efforts of BWC Consulting

October 2018

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New Rocky Mount Event Center expected to bring economic boost

October 2018

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NMTCs Spark Economic Development in Underserved Alabama Community

November 2017

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In 2017, Enhanced Community Development, a federally designated Community Development Entity and a subsidiary of Enhanced Capital, was awarded $90 million in federal New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) allocation.

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Governor McCrory Announces North Carolina State Banking Commission Appointment

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Raleigh, N.C. - The Office of Governor Pat McCrory announced today that Bridget Chisholm of Guilford County has been appointed to the North Carolina State Banking Commission. 

Chisholm is Managing Partner of BWC Consulting, a firm that specializes in economic development financing and higher education advisory and consulting. As a 30-year corporate and entrepreneurial executive, she brings innovative, bold and practical insight to structuring public-private financing deals for colleges and universities as well as units of local government. She completed the state’s first design-build and New Market Tax Credit (NMTC) financing with Edgecombe County for its community college, which opened for class in January 2016. Since 2008, her innovation and entrepreneurial acumen have led to over $500 million in multi-layered and NMTC financing transactions, restructurings and developments in the midst of the nation’s economic downturn. Additionally, she founded BWC Capital, LLC. Her experience also includes leading a $20 million, 700-employee, multi-unit restaurant franchise. She holds a B.A. in Economics from Wake Forest University and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business.

The North Carolina State Banking Commission is authorized to supervise, direct, and review the exercise by the Commissioner of all powers, duties and functions vested in or exercised by the Commissioner under the banking laws of this State. 



State council hopes to bring down barriers for disadvantaged businesses


Governor's Advisory Council (Bridget Chisholm not pictured)

Miles College Ribbon Cutting Highlights



Miles College is a premier liberal arts institution in southern Birmingham serving approximately
1,700 students and offering 28 bachelor degree programs in six academic divisions. One of three
new buildings under construction on campus, the Dining, Entertainment and Recreation Center
will help Miles support its growing student population while creating 150 construction jobs and
45 new full time equivalent positions with average wages of $40,000...Read More

Miles College gets $2.5M in funding for rec center project.

Miles College has secured $2.5 million of Alabama New Markets Development Tax Credit equity from U.S. Bank and Stonehenge Capital Co. to help it construct a dining, entertainment and recreation center for its students and faculty.

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New Efforts for Our State

Abdul Rasheed, CEO, NC Community Development Initiative
January 2010

This year brings many challenges to North Carolina, some new and others that have plagued our state for decades. One that has lingered too long is the need for health care reform, perhaps the most hotly debated issue in the nation...Read More

Thoughts on the HBCU Conference

Elmer L Chisholm, Consultant, BWC Consulting
November 2008

This past month I had the pleasure of attending a very informative conference on the future of HBCUs and how this new financial landscape will shape the very core of these institutions. This country is going through some very tough times and our…Read More

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