Dr. Anthony F. Cicone, the founder of Access Funding Center, Inc. received his certification in the cash flow industry on Feb. 14, 1996 through the International Factoring Institute, Center for Business and Professional Development at the Open University. At that time, Dr. Cicone was conferred a Diploma as a Certified Factoring Specialist (CFS).
On April 2, 1996, Dr. Cicone was enrolled as a member of the National Association of Factoring Professionals.
On May 14, 1999, Access Funding Center, Inc. was incorporated in the state of South Carolina.
Dr. Cicone was named "top grossing broker" for MFSI, for 2002 Dr. Cicone has been the subject of several articles in the American Cash Flow Journal. Dr Cicone also contributed articles to the American Cash Flow Journal.
In January of 2003 the American Cash Flow Association designated Dr. Cicone as a Master Consultant in the areas of Consumer Receivables and Unsecured Business Loans.
Also in January of 2003, Dr. Cicone achieved the highest level of recognition in the cash flow industry when he was named to the Million Dollar Club.
In July 2003, Dr. Cicone became the founding president of the South Carolina Chapter of the American Cash Flow Association.
Dr. Cicone was ordained into the ministry of the Presbyterian Church, (USA) on Dec. 14,1980 and has pastored churches in Vanderbilt, PA, Charlotte, NC, Kannapolis, NC, Memphis, TN, and Pelzer, SC. Dr. Cicone received his doctorate from Fuller Theological Seminary in 1990 and has also been a visiting scholar at Princeton Theological Seminary where he studied Investment and Stewardship. Dr. Cicone has also studied at the American Institute of Holy Land Studies in Jerusalem, Israel and has received the Masters of Divinity degree from Ashland Theological Seminary and the Bachelors of Science degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Cicone currently serves as Vice President of Access Funding Center.
Access Funding Center, Inc. is headquartered in the greater Greenville, SC area, conveniently located between Atlanta, GA, and Charlotte, NC.