8/24 SBA Resources and Lending Webinars for the Merrimack Valley

Support & Recovery Networking Series

Massachusetts District Office – August 2020

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8/24 SBA Resources and Lending Webinars for the Merrimack Valley 

Recovery & Support

The SBA Massachusetts District Office would like to invite you and the entire small business community in the Merrimack Valley region to join us for two  webinar discussions on Monday, August 24th all about recovery resources and lending.  

COVID-19 has taken its toll on the small business community nationwide over the past several months. From loss of business, to mandated shutdowns, to a variety of health restrictions, our office understands the struggles affecting the small business community right now in the Merrimack Valley region along with the rest of Massachusetts.

The District Office along with a variety of our resource and lending partners are outreaching to ensure you have support and recovery tools necessary to get through this… 


Monday August 24th at 10AM

Resources to Assist Your Small Business Pivot and Recover

JOIN EVENT HERE: Resources Webinar Attendee Link 10AM
(no registration required)

If you cannot join by video, please call in by phone:
Dial: 617-433-9269
Access Code: 478345100#


Webinar Details:

Representatives from our local resource partners (SCORE, Center for Women & Enterprise, MA Small Business Development Center) will discuss the variety of assistance available to the small business community.

  • Schedule free technical assistance session
  • Learn about training opportunities, and much more
  • At the end of the discussion we will offer time for a Q&A session


Speakers include:

  • Edwidge LaFleur
    Director
    Center for Women & Enterprise Eastern MA
  • Awilda Irrizarry
    Sr. Business Counselor
    Salem State Small Business Development Center
  • Nancy Gerardi
    Regional Director
    Salem State Small Business Development Center
  • Peter Morbeck
    SCORE Mentor
    Lawrence Branch Manager, Northeastern MA SCORE Chapter

Monday August 24th at 2PM

Navigating Changes in SBA Lending and Future Access to Capital

JOIN EVENT HERE: Lending Webinar Attendee Link 2PM
(no registration required)

If you cannot join by video, please call in by phone:
Dial: 617-433-9269
Access Code: 408899342#


Webinar Details:

A panel of lending partners will discuss how to navigate through the ever changing environment of small business lending due to the global pandemic.

This session will offer insight into changes to small business loan underwriting, SBA Loan Programs, advice for small businesses to help prepare them for future access to capital needs, and much more. 


Speakers include:

  • Adriana Moschella
    Assistant Vice President
    Business Banking Portfolio Development Officer
    Eastern Bank
  • Dayanne Bohorquez
    Loan Consultant II
    Accion
  • Robert Boley
    Business Services Advisor
    Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union

** Please be advised that we are using Microsoft Teams for these events and you will be viewing in listen-only mode.  There will be a Question & Answer Chat box to ask questions.

If you do not have the MS Teams App on your computer or phone, please download the mobile or desktop application before the event. You may also join using a web browser by clicking the link above and selecting “Watch on web instead.”


Disclaimer: The SBA does not endorse the organizations sponsoring linked websites, and does not endorse the views they express or the products/services they offer.  All programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. 

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