Jamillah Lodge is the Director of Communication & Development for BEDC. She is responsible for managing the marketing and communications plan on behalf of the Corporation and for providing and analyzing business and entrepreneurial market data for the use of the Corporation. Jamillah develops, promotes and implements entrepreneurship and educational programs, events and initiatives. Educated in the United States, Jamillah graduated from Clark Atlanta University; Atlanta, Georgia with a B.A. Business Administration with a focus on Marketing and obtained an AA in Merchandising Marketing from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising; Los Angeles, California. Jamillah has also taken courses towards obtaining her MBA in entrepreneurship from Nova Southeastern University, Fla.