SCCF Executive Director Debbie Irwin resigns

The Shenandoah Community Capital Fund announced the resignation of Executive Director Debbie Irwin.

She is leaving the role to begin a new job in early March.

Irwin served an integral role in SCCF since joining the organization in October 2017.

During her tenure, she spearheaded impactful projects to support local businesses, entrepreneurs, and community development efforts.

Through her commitment to the SCCF and community, she helped to drive more than $4 million in state and federal funds to the region to create numerous partnerships that continue to drive entrepreneurial progress in the Shenandoah Valley.

Irwin said, “It has been an immense pleasure to serve as Executive Director…I’m extremely confident that the SCCF team will continue to drive the organization forward. Their big thinking, passion for entrepreneurship, and dedication to the Shenandoah Valley will keep SCCF thriving.”

The Capital Fund’s Board of Directors will begin a search for a new Executive Director.

Ryan Hall, Director of Growth and Revenue, will assume the responsibilities until a selection is made.

The Shenandoah Community Capital Fund is a non-profit organization that envisions a Shenandoah Valley where every person has access to the resources, knowledge, and support needed to start, grow, and sustain a business.

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News Maker Debbie Irwin of SCCF on Women’s Day

March is Women’s History Month and today Mar. 8 is International Women’s Day.

Shenandoah Community Capital Fund (SCCF) is celebrating by honoring Women owned businesses in the Shenandoah Valley.

We spoke with SCCF Executive Director Debbie Irwin about it in our latest news maker.

The good news is brought to you by The Town of Front Royal.

Debbie tells us about some of the Women owned businesses in the valley.

She also tells us of several of the benefits of being apart of SCCF and how they help struggling businesses with a number of resources.

Debbie also tells of several gatherings for input from other business owners who can offer suggestions and information on owning a business in the valley.

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