Access to Capital + Financing
Financing can be a significant obstacle for entrepreneurs looking to start or expand their business. A panel of banking, community investment funds and government experts will discuss how to secure financing, establish a credible track record, understand interest rates, and obtain additional financing options for food and beverage businesses.
SYBONGILE COOK, Great Streets + Retail Director, Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED)
THEDFORD COLLINS, Special Assistant, Office of the Commissioner, Department of Securities, Insurance and Banking (DISB)
AMANDA GANT, Small Business Lending Officer, DC, Latino Economic Development Center
SONJA SANDERS WELLS, Senior Vice President + Relationship Manager, Commercial Banking Group, City First Bank