The Small Business Administration and USDA Rural Development, in partnership with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency invite you to attend the 2016 SBA Awards Presentation and Federal Financial Partners Workshop. This event will provide an opportunity for financial institutions, community development experts, community development financial institutions (CDFIs) and municipal government representatives to learn about small business development opportunities within rural communities and the various programs, tools, and services. In addition, The SBA will recognize its top performing lenders for Fiscal Year 2016.
Lunch is being provided courtesy of FHLBB and the Federal Reserve and although there is no cost for this event space is limited, so registration is required.
12:00 – 12:15 Arrival & registration
12:15 – 1:15 Lunch
1:15 – 1:20 Welcome
1:20 – 2:05 Regulators’ Commentary: Relationships to Community and Economic Development
2:05 – 2:50 SBA & USDA/RD Comparison Discussion/Q & A
2:50 – 3:05 Community Concepts Finance Corp The Life of an Alternative Lender Loan
3:10 – 3:40 SBA Awards
3:40 – 3:45 Closing remarks
2016 SBA Award Winners are:
Top Performing SBA Lender Bangor Savings Bank
Top Performing 504 3rd Party Dollar Lender Androscoggin Savings Bank
Top Performing Credit Union Seaboard Federal Credit Union
Top Performing CDC Granite State Development Corp
Top Performing Community Advantage Lender Eastern Maine Dev. Corp
Top Performing Microlender Community Concepts Finance Corp
SBA STAR Award 2016 Announced the day of the event!
Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Diane Sturgeon at 207-622-8286 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org to request accommodation. Co-sponsorship Authorization #17-0172-20