Haddon V. Alford
Haddon Alford serves as Junior Partner at Commonwealth Economics and has been a member of the firm since 2019. Since, Mr. Alford has worked in multiple roles with both private and public clients to ensure their projects remain in financial and operational compliance with local, state, and federal economic development programs such as: Local Tax Increment Financing; Mix-Use & Signature Tax Increment Financing; Tourism Development Program; Project Development Initiative Grants; and others.
Mr. Alford also assists clients whose projects have significant debt-structured financing components, particularly structures tied closely to related economic development incentives. In conducting continual analyses of project performance throughout the development process and serving as a representative of the project to the appropriate government bodies, Mr. Alford ensures projects will meet contractual and statutory requirements, which has resulted in the realization of tens of millions of recoverable dollars.
Before joining CE, Mr. Alford worked in Congressional politics and, prior to that, assisted in product feasibility analysis in the steel manufacturing industry. Mr. Alford graduated cum laude from the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing with a minor in Political Science.