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Free Webinar: Prepare Your Microloan Program for Competitive Funding and Greater Impa
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You are invited to a free webinar:
Prepare Your Microloan Program for Competitive Funding and Greater Impact in 2010!
Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2010 and February 16th
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM CST
Space is limited.
Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/483712985
Microlenders and CDFIs are front page news today as banks continue to say "no" to small business borrowers. Demand for capital from the SBA Microloan Program and CDFI Fund is at an all-time high, and USDA is poised to announce a new program for rural microlenders. However, one consequence of the recession has been to tighten underwriting standards and focus on portfolio management. Now, we see new demands at both ends of the spectrum - increasing numbers of unbanked and underbanked individuals, as well as small businesses that could previously access conventional financing and which may not fit our traditional client profile.
What's your next move?
Join us for a two-part webinar that will share strategies and recommendations to help you assess and strengthen your microloan program. We'll answer the following questions:
What are the simple steps you can take to assess the health of your loan program to enhance performance, reduce costs and get to "Yes!" faster?
What are some recommendations to streamline and improve underwriting decision-making and portfolio management?
What are leading microlenders doing to increase volume through product diversification and expanded targets markets?
How do changing demands in your market affect your mission?
Presenter: Amelia Lobo, Friedman Associates
Amelia is the former Senior Underwriter for ACCION USA (formerly ACCION NY), the largest microlender in the United States. She will be joined by special guests Galen Gondolfi, Senior Loan Officer of Justine Petersen in St. Louis and Jill Stephens, Vice President, Lending and Marketing at ACCION Chicago.
Part II is on February 16th and a separate announcement for Part II will follow. For questions, contact Melanie Friedman at email@example.com, call 319-341-3556 or go to www.friedmanassociates.net
After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.
The mission of Friedman Associates is help you achieve your vision for a sustainable and economically vibrant community - and demonstrate the results that lead to increased funding and long-term success.
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Iowa City, IA 52245
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