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Sydney E. Wayman

Senior Accountant

Finance & Operations

Sydney began his career as an accountant at E. I. DuPont de Nemours & Company.

After grad school he obtained a position in the leverage capital group of Citicorp where he financed and managed leverage buyout transactions. He was also a lender at Freedom National Bank in Harlem where he providing financing to small businesses.

He has served as director of economic development at a Bedford-Stuyvesant based not-for-profit and managed two community development credit unions. An inveterate entrepreneur, he co-founded ECO-Foods, Inc., a fully integrated coffee processor, and founded a Crown Heights based sandwich shop. He has been involved with numerous start-ups, helping early stage founders develop systems and processes to support growth. He has a keen interest in business and economic development initiatives that foster urban growth.

He is also an adjunct lecturer at City University of New York’s Medgar Evers College’s School of Business where he teaches finance and has taught marketing, management, business ethics, and organization management, and at LIM College where he teaches accounting.

Sydney Wayman has a Bachelor’s of Business Administration Degree with a concentration in Accounting from Temple University and a Master’s of Business Administration Degree with a concentration in Finance and Marketing from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.