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Leo Woodberry

Woodberry & Associates
Management Consulting

Contact Information:

Florence, SC 29501
United States

Years in Business:

 

22

Clients I'm Seeking:

 

Non-profits, for profits the are looking to start, are emerging or well established. We provide global service solutions as well as national, regional and local.

About My Business:

 

Woodberry & Associates (www.WNAConsulting.) provides global consulting and development services. We pride ourselves as a family business leading a diverse pool of talented associates working with profit- and non-profit groups and non-governmental organizations in North America, the Middle East, Africa, South America and South East Asia. Woodberry & Associates offers customized services to organizations with the desire to expand into new markets, establish strategic alliances and better understand the markets and opportunities open to them around the globe. We primarily operate in the United States in the State of South Carolina. Our track record is incredibly long and we hold an impressive list of accomplishments. In 2006 and 2007 we acquired nearly $740,000 in grant money to fund social services: Home Buying Education Youth Entrepreneurship Construction Skills Individual Development Accounts We are Certified Consultants for Paris 21, a United Nations provider for the international Millennium Development Project. In Durban, South Africa, we presented papers on the spread of AIDS/HIV along the Triangle Trade Route at the United Nations Conference against Racism and Xenophobia. We have worked with the Jordanian Board of Tourism to promote the country as a tourist destination for Americans, and met with the Noor Al Hussein Foundation to discuss trade opportunities between small businesses there and in America. In Quilmes, Argentina, we assisted churches in establishing quilting businesses for low income women during a mission trip in partnership with Trinity Evangelical Presbyterian Church. And here at home, we assist Hispanic immigrants in receiving their documentation and starting legitimate businesses in their newly adopted country. We help organizations succeed in the global marketplace by transforming visions into tangible results through professional services and unparallel expertise. For an initial assessment call (843) 665-2718. LEADERSHIP Leo M. Woodberry is President/CEO of Woodberry & Associates, Strategic Planning with over 20 years of non-profit management experience. Over his non-profit career, Leo has helped allocate over $6 million in economic development and asset building to the six-county Pee Dee Region in the State of South Carolina. He secured nearly $2 million in housing grants to complete 82 housing rehabilitation projects funded by the South Carolina Housing Authority for low-income families. Leo has provided home buyers education training in partnership with Bank, Bank of America, Wachovia, National Bank of South Carolina and the South Carolina Housing Authority. The home buyers education training has yielded 127 graduates awarded down payment and closing cost funds through the federally funded Individual Development Account program (IDA). Leo offers start-up business assistance in partnership with Francis Marion University School of Business, Florence Darlington Technical College and Florence Chamber of Commerce. He has assisted 27 start-up businesses, of which 12 received IDA grants. Business successes include a caterer, landscaper, day care provider and beauty salon now servicing the Pee Dee Region. Prior to starting Woodberry & Associates, Strategic Planning, Leo found Pee Dee Community Center in Marion, S.C. in 1999, and later established Eastern Carolina Community Development Corporation in Florence, SC. The South Carolina State Senate has presented him with an award for community service, and he was recognized by AT&T with three vice president corporate awards. One award was for helping to secure a South Carolina Public Service Commission ruling which increased AT&T state revenue by $2.5 million. The other two awards were for diversity programs he developed. Leo worked 20 years for AT&T in which he served in varies capacities including career developer, revenue enhancement associate and market research analyst. Leo has spent a lifetime involved with community organizing, non-profit organizations, trade industry groups, and municipalities throughout the United States and internationally. Leo, who is Pastor of Bethlehem A.M.E. Church, Rains S.C. serves on boards for the South Carolina Christian Action Council, Greater Florence Ministry Alliance, and Vantage Advisory Council. SPECIALTIES Strategic Planning Non-Profit Consulting, Grant Writing, Program Design and Development, Presentation Workshops & Seminars, Conference Planning, Event Planning, Board & Staff Development Real Estate Development New Home Construction, Housing Rehabilitation, Financial Consulting, Home Buying Training, Environmental Studies Economic Development Business Start-up, Youth Entrepreneurship, Revenue Enhancement, Fundraising, International Donations, Feasibility Studies

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