July 31, 2018


Capital Growth Solutions is a Diamond Sponsor of the Tennessee Small Business Lenders Conference. SBA just released the following statement regarding their participation. We hope that you will also make this conference a priority. For more info visit tnlendersconference.com.



Release Date: July 25, 2018

Release Number: TN 18-5

Contact: Christopher.mckeehan@sba.gov

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SBA Participating in Tennessee Small Business Lenders Conference

Lenders gather together in Nashville streamlining the lending process for small business boosting America’s economy

Nashville,Tenn-The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)—the largest backer of loans to America’s small businesses—will  participate in the Tennessee Small Business Lenders Conference on September 12-14, 2018, in Nashville.

“We are excited to be a part of this great event that will incentivize lenders to provide small businesses with greater access to capital,” noted LaTanya Channel, SBA Tennessee District Director.

The event provides training to lenders on topics of interest that span the entire life cycle of an SBA loan.  Updates on SBA’s 7(a) and 504 Loan Programs, reporting requirements, and risk management will be presented.

Leaders from SBA’s Washington DC headquarters that will present include: SBA’s Associate Administrator for Capital Access, Bill Manger, will kick-off the event. Diana Seaborn, SBA’s Director of the Office of Financial Assistance, will provide a session on hot topics of today. Linda Reilly, SBA’s 504 Loan Program Branch Chief, will provide in-depth training on processing SBA 504 loans. SBA officials from the SBA Little Rock Commercial Loan Servicing Center and the National Guaranty Purchase Center will conduct sessions on servicing an SBA loan and preserving the guaranty.

This event offers a great opportunity to network with representatives from SBA and other lenders from across the state.  Come meet local SBA staff and headquarters officials who create and mold SBA’s loan policy and procedures.

All Tennessee small business lenders are encouraged to join us for this event. For more information and to register, please access: https://eventfullyyourz.wufoo.com/forms/tn-small-business-lending-conference-registration/.

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 and since January 13, 2012, has served as a Cabinet-level agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation. The SBA helps Americans start, build, and grow businesses. To learn more about SBA, visit www.sba.gov/tn.

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