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Event Date Thu May 19 EDT (over 1 year ago)
Location Webinar
Region Americas

In recognition of small business week, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) will host a virtual forum to support access to credit and other financial services for small businesses operating in Alaska, including in rural areas. The event will promote a new microloan program and collaboration between financial institutions, Community Development Financial Institution (CDFIs), and small business resource providers. The presenter will also share current economic conditions, challenges, and other available lending programs supporting small businesses in Alaska. Attendees will learn about collaboration opportunities to support and partner with small business lenders to expand bank referrals.

Who should attend:
Financial institutions, CDFIs, government, and non-profit organizations that are interested in partnership opportunities to support small businesses in Alaska.


2022 Speakers

Michael Fong
Regional Administrator for the Pacific Northwest/Region 10, Small Business Administration

Nolan Klouda
Executive Director, University of Alaska Anchorage

Jon Bittner
Executive Director, Alaska Small Business Development Center State Office

Victor Saldanha
Chief Lending Officer, Business Impact Northwest

Craig Nolte
Regional Manager, Community Development, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Cathy Choe
Community Affairs Specialist, FDIC