February 19, 2021 Caity RoachEditor Fraud Friday – Bookkeepers Embezzle Over $1 Million From Small Business Clients “People need to know who these people really are,” says George Lambos, the owner of a small business restaurant that was defrauded by Patricia Lindau and her husband, Kjell Lindau.  “It’s sickening,” Lambos says of the situation. He…

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February 15, 2021 Caity RoachEditor Main Street Monday – House Committee Approves $25 Billion Restaurant Grant Program “As we approach the one-year mark of pandemic-related dining restrictions, we know that virtually every restaurant in every community has been impacted,” says Tom Bené, President and CEO of the National Restaurant Association. “The year ahead will be…

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February 11, 2021 Caity RoachEditor Coleman Mover & Shakers – Maria Randall, Greg Young, and Wyndie Dwyer Maria Randall Joins First Business Bank as Vice President of SBA Lending “We’re thrilled to welcome Maria to our team here at First Business Bank,” says Marty Ferguson, Managing Director of SBA Lending. “Her personalized approach will be…

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February 10, 2021 Caity RoachEditor C-Suite Wednesday – NADCO’s Recommendations for the New Administration’s First 100 days On January 25, 2021, the National Association of Development Companies (NADCO) released a white paper listing the trade organization’s top priorities and recommendations for the Biden-Harris Administration’s first 100 days.  In the white paper, NADCO encourages the new Administration to…

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February 9, 2021 Caity Roach Editor SBA Hot Topic Tuesday – How to Resolve  PPP Hold Codes According to a recent poll conducted during the Coleman Report Live daily show, most (72%) PPP lenders still do not know how to resolve a hold on a First Draw PPP loan. As a result, 85% of PPP…

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