SDG Key Personnel

Mike Monroe, BSc, MA, Ph.D, (Economics)

SDG’s Board Chairperson, Mike Monroe, Ph.D., presently serves as the company's Executive Director.

Dr. Monroe has extensive experience in business formation and management, including the design of economic models that promote development and growth in impoverished neighborhoods.

Dr. Monroe has served as a professor at various American colleges and universities, including Cornell University, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Ithaca College, all in upstate New York, and the University of Alaska, Anchorage.

Dr. Monroe earned his Ph.D. and MA at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, and his B.Sc. at the London School of Economics, a college of the University of London in England.

Additionally, Dr. Monroe was a Senior Fellow in the Program on Participation, formerly in the Department of Economics at Cornell University. 


E-mail: mmonroe@seed-development.com 


Marie Calloway, BS (Business Finance)

Ms. Calloway is overseeing research & development projects, and she is serving as treasurer.  Additionally, as a pro bono consultant, she is overseeing the function of SDG's Chief Operating and Financial Officer (CFOO).

During Ms. Calloway's career - before her association with SDG - she had established with peers and supervisors, alike, a superior level of competence, repeatedly earning recognition by continuously demonstrating initiative, proficiency, and a special talent for discovery, especially while researching difficult assignments.

Ms. Calloway was graduated Cum Laude. 


E-mail: ops-development@seed-development.com 


Planned Key Personnel

Other planned key operational personnel include - but are not limited to - the following:

  • Economic Development Specialist (EDS) 
    • EDS qualifications require at least five years of experience in community organizing and economic development, with an appropriate, research-oriented bachelor’s degree also required, e.g., a degree in economics, econometrics, or a related field. 
    • An EDS job description is available from SDG, Inc.
  • Projects Coordinator(s) for SDG Properties and Programs 
    • The Coordinator will act as a liaison between SDG, SDG partners, and the local community.  
    • The Coordinator’s basic qualifications include experience in inter- and intra-project coordination, a knowledge of the workings and nuances of target community neighborhoods, primarily those housing disadvantaged individuals, and a social science bachelor’s degree.
  • Multi-Cultural Awareness Program (MAP) Director   
    • For SDG projects, the MAP Director will establish a local, multi-cultural awareness program. 
    • Each community MAP will incorporate procedures that are designed to offset the many negative, anti-cooperative components that are associated with diverse populations who are working and, sometimes, living together. 
    • The MAP Program Director is expected to be multi-lingual (at least English and Spanish), with a bachelor’s degree in an education-related field.

E-mail for the above: ops-development@seed-development.com