April 13, 2021 Caity RoachEditor C-Suite Wednesday — Key Takeaways From Yesterday’s SBA 7(a) Connect Call During yesterday’s SBA Lender Connect call, the Office of Financial Assistance provided the lending community with an overview of recent changes to SBA 7(a) lending and SBA pandemic relief efforts.  Here are the key takeaways from the call: SBA…

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April 12, 2021 Caity Roach Editor Main Street Monday – Operation HOPE Launches Minority Small Business Index Last week, Operation HOPE, America’s largest nonprofit financial inclusion organization, launched the HOPE Minority Small Business Index in collaboration with SurveyMonkey. The HOPE index is intended to quantify the experiences and hopefulness of Black small business owners and…

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April 8, 2021 Caity RoachEditor Coleman Movers & Shakers – Caroline Taylor, Reece Sanford, and Sanjay Sharma Caroline Taylor to Serve as Head of SBA Lending at Regions Bank “Caroline has a real passion for serving small businesses and helping them succeed. She is focused on building long-term relationships with clients centered on delivering outstanding…

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