Access To Capital And Business Loans

Access To Capital and Business LoansCash is the lifeblood of any business yet access to capital, managing business finances, and navigating sources of finance are some of the most challenging areas for business owners and can make or break any enterprise.

In conjunction with SBA’s National Small Business Week, Sam’s Club teamed up with Small Business Majority’s Rhea Aguinaldo and Accion’s Jennie Motto Mesterharm to help entrepreneurs and small business owners bring finance into focus for long term success.

When you take this online workshop, you will discover the background on the small business loan market and providers as well as how to identify the right type of financial product for the business need.

CLICK HERE to take the “Access to Capital and Business Loans” Online Workshop, right now!

About the Presenters:
Rhea Aguinaldo provides national education and outreach in key areas of running a successful small business and builds relationships with small business owners and business organizations. Previously, she worked at the National Asian American Coalition where she led statewide advocacy in California and managed technical assistance programs supporting small, minority-owned businesses. Rhea’s passion for small business and economic development stems from her parents, who each started their own small business when she was young.

Jennie Motto Mesterharm joined Accion as a Loan Officer in February 2013. Before coming to Accion, Jennie worked as an auditor of not-for-profits for a large national public accounting and consulting firm. During her time as an accountant, she earned her CPA designation and volunteered as a Spanish speaking tax preparer in Pilsen. Jennie graduated from the University of Notre Dame, where she majored in Business Administration with a concentration in Accountancy and minored in Theology. After completing her undergraduate studies, she spent two and a half years in Honduras, working for a not-for-profit in both Trujillo and La Ceiba. She is fluent in Spanish.

About the Sponsor:
Sam’s Club and the Sam’s Club Giving Program believe that small businesses are the building blocks of America. When small businesses succeed, economic growth and job creation follow. Through the Sam’s Club Giving Program and the Walmart Foundation, we extend our commitment to small business prosperity by awarding grants to national nonprofit organizations that help to increase access to capital and better