from a press release:
PHILLIPS EARNS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FINANCE PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION
Daryl Phillips with Cheatham County Joint Economic & Community Development Board in Ashland City, Tennessee recently received certification as an Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) from the National Development Council (NDC). EDFP certification is a professional credential given to individuals who successfully complete NDC’s intensive economic development finance training series. The training provides individuals working in the field of economic development with instruction in business credit analysis, real estate financing, loan packaging, deal structuring and negotiating and the creation and implementation of development programs.
Each of the four EDFP Certification Program courses is five days in length and concludes with an exam. Upon successful completion of all four courses and a comprehensive examination, the candidate is awarded EDFP Certification.
The National Development Council was established in 1969 and is a non-profit organization specializing in economic and housing development training and technical assistance for community development. NDC has provided training to over 60,000 professionals working in the fields of economic and housing development. Participants come from diverse backgrounds including city and state governments, public agencies, community-based organizations, professional organizations and banks.
Phillips previously served as Executive Director of Hickman County Economic & Community Development Association, Inc. in Centerville, Tennessee and has been certified by the International Economic Development Council as a Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) since 2008.