President and CEO with Eagle Market Streets Development Corporation
Asheville, North Carolina
Stephanie Swepson Twitty is President and CEO of Eagle Market Streets Development Corporation, CED (EMSDC). She is a 20 year veteran in the Not for Profit Industry (NPO). She is an economic development specialist, focusing on small business development and asset building and wealth creation.
Stephanie manages EMSDC’s day to day operations and co-manages their subsidiary holdings, Eagle Market Place Residential, LLC, (a 62-unit mixed income housing unit); Eagle Market Place Commercial, LLC, (9,000 sq. ft. of commercial lease space); Incubation Program, 70 South Market St; and Block-by-Block Industries, a commercial, production cut and sew operation. EMSDC is located in downtown Asheville, NC, the "oldest thriving African American Commercial Business District in the country”.
Stephanie is proficient in fundraising, grant-writing, nonprofit board governance and management. She received her BSM core studies at Montreat School of Adult and Graduate Studies, has a certificate of completion from the National Development Council in Economic Development Finance, and is proficient in fiscal management and accounting.