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Will M. Campbell, Jr., M.A. • Program Leader, Trainer Small Business Development Certification Program

Mr. Will Campbell commits to rearing the next generation of business professionals by serving as an adjunct professor at Southern University, where he teaches Entrepreneurship in the MBA program. He is the VP of Commercial Services​/Retail Mortgage​ at Essential Federal Credit Union June 2016 –Present – Baton Rouge, Louisiana Area.

His previous employment includes; the Vice President for Capital One Bank’s Small Business Lending Division, governing financial matters with the Small Business Administration. Prior to joining Capital One, Will served as the Director of Louisiana Small Business Development Center at Southern University where he was responsible for overseeing and managing the center, while providing business consulting for citizens in seven parishes. The center had a strong focus in creating entrepreneurs in Baton Rouge and the surrounding areas, with a special emphasis in contractual services. In addition, Will was the regional manager at Liberty Banks throughout the Baton Rouge and Opelousas regions. He also has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry; including his roles as the Vice President/Banking Center Manager for Bank One, and a Branch Manager for Wells Fargo Financial.

Mr. Will Campbell is well known for his involvement in the lending industry, economic development
programs, and community outreach initiatives. His experience in lending has empowered him to help many small businesses define and achieve their goals. His areas of expertise include loan packaging, strategic business planning, bank management and entrepreneurship. He is also a Managing Partner of Millennium Consulting Network, Inc. Will is most proud of his 17 years of service as a Captain in the United States Army Reserves, where he served as a Traffic Management Officer and Family Support Liaison.

Will received his Masters of Arts degree in Management and Leadership from Liberty University. He
received a certificate of Entrepreneurship Educators from Babson College, and he is currently
pursuing his Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship.