Carolina Small Business Development Fund
Vice President of Business Development
Track E: Cluster Focus
Financing Agribusiness & the Local Food System

Patrick Doran serves as Vice President of Business Development for Carolina Small Business Development Fund. In his role, he manages all business development activity by establishing new partnerships and referral sources to increase the delivery of CSBDF’s services state-wide. Prior to Carolina Small Business, Patrick worked at Mountain BizWorks, a CDFI, for nine years as director of their loan program. Patrick also worked in multiple roles at a billing and collection agency and owned his own business for seven years. Patrick has a bachelor’s degree in English literature from UNC Chapel Hill and a Master of Business Administration from Wake Forest University. He also holds a certification in Economic Development Finance from the National Development Council.