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Sandy-Michael E. McDonald

Director 
BROWARD COUNTY OFFICE OF ECONOMIC
& SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT (OESBD)

Sandy McDonald has been the Director of the Broward County Office of Economic and Small Business Development (OESBD) since June 2013. In alignment with OESBD’s mission to stimulate economic development, Mr. McDonald is committed to supporting the growth and development of small businesses in Broward County, which are a great asset to our local economy.
Mr. McDonald also serves as Broward’s designated Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Liaison Officer (DBELO) and works to support the County’s commitment to the Federal Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) programs that OESBD administers along with the County’s local small business programs.
For the past 20 years, Mr. McDonald has worked in Community and Economic Development on both local and federal programs. His expertise includes initiating tax increment financing programs; providing supportive economic development services to local municipalities; brownfield redevelopment; small, minority and women owned business development; and creating, monitoring, and enforcing disadvantaged business enterprise opportunities.
 On behalf of the U.S. Department of Commerce – MBDA, and in light of his accomplishments, we proudly honor Sandy-Michael McDonald as the MEDWeek 2021 Minority Business Advocate of the Year for Broward County.  CONGRATULATIONS!