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HOW TO REACH US


Framingham Office

345 Union Avenue
Framingham, MA 01702
Ph: (508) 620-2349

Worcester Office

237 Chandler St.
Worcester, MA 01609
Ph: (508) 713-9760

SMOC Headquarters

7 Bishop St.
Framingham, MA 01702
Ph: (508) 872-4853
TTY: (508) 807-7989
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OUR DEDICATED TEAM


We offer specialized assistance and loans

Brian Colbert

Brian Colbert

WORCESTER AREA ADMINISTRATOR

Brian provides counseling to entrepreneurs in the Worcester area and helps guide them through the loan application process. He has worked in the Worcester area for many years, with experience in running his own business, supporting refugee entrepreneurship, retail banking, and mortgage lending. Brian is a native of Providence, RI, and can be found enjoying a quiet trip to the beach any chance he gets.

Deidra MacLeod-Richardson

Deidra MacLeod-Richardson

LOAN PROGRAM MANAGER

Deidra joined SMOC in 2015 to launch the SMOC Financial Services microloan program. Prior to joining SMOC, she worked as a microlender for Dorchester Bay EDC, working with a variety of clients and funding sources. Deidra spends her weekends chasing her toddler son and trying to find time to read books written for adults.

Charles Gagnon

Charles Gagnon

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Charles provides executive leadership for SMOC Financial Services as the Chief Operating Officer of SMOC. He has served in a variety of positions in the organization since 1994, including economic development, project management, real estate development, program development, and strategic planning. Outside of the office, Charles keeps current on all the hot new restaurants and musicians in the Boston area.

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