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Fireside Chat with Hilda Kennedy, Founder of AmPac Business Capital

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Hear from the NAWBO-CA Woman Business Owner of the Year and SBA funding opportunities.

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Fireside Chat with Hilda Kennedy

Since 2005, Hilda Kennedy, founder of AmPac Business Capital, has been providing access to capital for businesses at all stages of growth. As a nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) and Small Business Administration (SBA) micro lender, AmPac has provided more than half a BILLION dollars in the last 16 years, serving numerous small businesses with PPP loans and grants during the pandemic. A growing and richly diverse organization, AmPac employs 21 professionals from across the state who passionately seek to serve small businesses from cradle to legacy.

Hilda was named NAWBO California 2021 Propel Woman Business Owner of the Year. She is a leader dedicated to continual personal and professional growth. A graduate of UC Berkeley, she completed the Goldman Sach’s CEO Cohort in Long Beach and the Wells Fargo Academy for nonprofit leaders. Hilda has also completed master’s coursework with the University of San Francisco. She has been honored with many recognitions including being selected Woman of the Year by U.S. Congresswoman Judy Chu.

For the first 30 minutes, you will meet Hilda Kennedy and learn about her journey from the City of Inglewood Mayor’s Office as its Chief of Staff to the White House where she served underserved communities as part of the SBA Council. For the second 30 minutes, Hilda will be discussing how businesses could secure funding from a SBA source.


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Ms. Kennedy is the President and Founder of AmPac Tri State CDC, a nonprofit economic development corporation certified by the United States Small Business Administration to provide SBA guaranteed 504 loans for new and growing small businesses. AmPac is the SBA’s first faith-based certified lender in the country. AmPac Tri State CDC is a member of the National Association of Development Companies (NADCO), a Board Member of the Risk Management Association – Inland Empire Chapter, Past President, National Association of Women Business Owners – CA – Public Policy Director; National Association of Women Business Owners – Inland Empire, and has strong relationships with a number of banks, investors and non-traditional lenders.

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NAWBO SFBA is the Greater Bay Area Chapter of the only national organizational devoted to advocating for women business owners. We are a community of like-minded aspiring women business owners who are building strategic alliances and affiliations in a collaborative and supportive environment You will gain exposure to a diverse group of growth oriented entrepreneurs from various industries who have achieved success at NAWBO by taking advantage of the educational and human resources and referrals...

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