Sheraton Dallas Hotel
Sheraton Dallas Hotel, 400 North Olive Street, Dallas, TX 75201

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Event Date Tue Nov 6 EST - Wed Nov 7 EST (about 3 years ago)
Location Sheraton Dallas Hotel
400 North Olive Street, Dallas, TX 75201
Region Americas

The CDFA EDA Revolving Loan Fund Training Course is a two-day training course tailored to address the specific needs of EDA RLF Grantees. The course is based on CDFA's highly acclaimed Intro Revolving Loan Fund Course and offers an in-depth look at RLF program development, implementation and management.

Participants will learn the essential elements needed to operate a successful EDA RLF program with a focus on program design, marketing, management, loan underwriting and processing strategies, disclosure and monitoring, evaluations and program risk strategies.

In addition, the course will focus on highlighting the perspective of many different EDA RLF grantees who have experienced success with an emphasis on replicability and peer to peer learning. Each day will include presentations from RLF experts and EDA RLF grantee peers to encourage discussion and ongoing collaboration.


2018 Speakers:

Mike O'Donnell
Executive Director, Colorado Lending Source

LaDonna Barbee
Program Analysis, Economic Development Administration

Mitchell Harrison
Program Analyst, RLF Coordinator, Economic Development Administration

Regan Miller
Loan Officer, White River Planning & Development District, Inc.

Rosa Rios Valdez
President & Chief Executive Officer, BCL of Texas

Steve Gilbert
President & Chief Executive Officer, Miami Area Economic Development Service, Inc.

Ken Pearson
Loan Fund Manager, Northwest Regional Planning Commission

Cory Phelps
Vice President, Idaho Housing and Finance Association

Deborah Temple
Director of Lending, Communities Unlimited

Diana Sasser
Director, National Development Council

Harry Allen
Coordinator, Research & Technical Assistance, Council of Development Finance Agencies