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Wednesday, May 14 • 10:15am - 11:45am
Access to Capital for Growth and Expansion LIMITED
Limited Capacity seats available

Access to Capital for Growth and Expansion

What are the options available for the growth and expansion of your existing small business? Choices include bank loans, SBA-guaranteed loans, 504 Certified Development Company loans for real estate and equipment and other loan programs. We will discuss them all, including their features, qualification requirements, and application processes.

Sponsor: Wells Fargo

Small Business Conference

Holiday Inn Golden Gateway

1500 Van Ness Ave

San Francisco, CA 94109


Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Session 1, 10:15 - 11:45am

Oregon Conference Room



All programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.  Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested at least 2 weeks in advance.  For more information, contact info@sfsmallbusinessweek.com

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Steve Bangs

Steve Bangs is the Assistant District Director for Lender Relations with the San Francisco District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). In his present position he oversees SBA’s small business loan programs throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and the Northern California coastal counties, working closely with lending institutions that provide small business financing with SBA’s guarantee. He is also responsible... Read More →


Claudia Cohen

Claudia Cohen, VP & Director of Marketing, has been with Capital Access Group for 10 years. In that time, she has helped over 400 business owners access more than $300,000,000 in SBA 504 financing for a total real estate purchase consideration of approximately $800,000,000. Claudia’s financing background and SBA expertise allows her to work directly with borrowers, banks, and real estate brokers to guide projects from start to finish, and... Read More →

Carly Perera

As Pacific Community Venture’s (PCV) loan officer, Carly Perera recruits, underwrites, and manages PCV’s innovative Small Business Advising Integrated Lending Loan Fund (SAIL Fund) portfolio. Carly works with the Director of Lending Initiatives to grow the SAIL Fund to reach even more Bay Area small businesses who are spurring job creation in low income communities. Prior to PCV, Carly worked with Mission Asset Fund, C.E.O. Women, and... Read More →
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Ivan Ruiz

Ivan Ruiz is a currently a Vice President for Wells Fargo’s Business Banking team in San Francisco. He is  | responsible for developing new business and bringing new relationships to the bank thought out bound | calls and community involvement. | Ruiz has been with Wells Fargo for 15 years and started as a teller in Santa Maria California. Ruiz worked his way thought the retail ranks and moved from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco... Read More →

Wednesday May 14, 2014 10:15am - 11:45am
Holiday Inn Golden Gateway 1500 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109

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