@columbiaOBO


Office of Business Opportunities           803.545.3950  Phone               
1401 Main Street, 4th Floor                      803.401.8859  Fax
Columbia, SC 29201


For small business questions not covered by a specific division below, please send inquiry to:  OBO@columbiasc.gov    

Director
Ms. Melissa Lindler
Melissa.Lindler@columbiasc.gov 
803.545.3950

Administrative Specialist
803.545.0170

Grants Coordinator
Ms. Tonya Porter-DeBerry
Tonya.PorterDeBerry@columbiasc.gov 
803.545.3953

Commercial Lending - Traditional and Forgivable Loans 
Commercial Loan Program & Commercial Retention & Redevelopment Program (CRR) - Loan Project
Bret Whiting, Commercial Loan Officer
Bret.Whiting@columbiasc.gov 
803.545.3259

Commercial Retention & Redevelopment Program (CRR) - Facade Project
Ms. Gerry Lynn Hall, Program Compliance Specialist
GerryLynn.Hall@columbiasc.gov 
803.545.3381

Contractor & Supplier Diversity
Compliance Office
Ms. Juliet Nelly, Program Compliance Administrator
Juliet.Nelly@columbiasc.gov 
803.545.4185

Supplier Diversity
Ms. Kalenna Ginyard, Program Coordinator
Kalenna.Ginyard@columbiasc.gov 
803.545.3960