Tiehdi officially joined DC SBDC as the Director of Finance on August 3, 2015 and will be responsible for providing direction and guidance in strategic operations and planning as it relates to the DC SBDC’s grant budget, as well as other supervisory duties. Tiehdi has a background in Finance, Accounting and Business Management. She obtained her BBA in Finance from Howard University and a MBA with a concentration in Management from the University of Maryland University College. Tiehdi served previously as an accountant for several non-profit and private organizations. She also has a passion for entrepreneurship and brings valuable experience to the DC SBDC.