SCORE Entrepreneur Center
SCORE San Diego
550 West C Street
San Diego, CA 92101
SCORE San Diego
Almost all businesses require, at some time, an infusion of money to begin, maintain, or grow. This workshop describes the various funding sources and specific criteria they use to evaluate funding requests. An experienced SBA officer will explain the process for SBA loans, a banker will talk about types of loans available, and a SCORE counselor will will discuss other options for obtaining funding for your business.
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It's frustrating to go from one bank to another and not get the answers you need. This workshop will explain your options and help you to get that loan! Registration fee: $49 Early / $59 after 2/12/13Featuring:Maria HughesLender Relations/Business Development Specialist for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) San Diego District Office, is responsible for marketing SBA's financial and management assistance programs in San Diego and Imperial counties. Her other responsibilities include assisting with the Government Contracting program, oversight of the Small Business Development Center Program as Project Manager, and working with the SBA Surety Bond Program. Maria has been with SBA working in Government Contracts, Finance and Business Development for more than 15 years. Prior to SBA, Maria worked for the Navy at Naval Ocean Systems Center (currently known as SPAWAR) as a contract negotiator. Additionally, Maria has experience in the insurance industry as a medical reviewer. She is certified as a legal nurse consultant through UCSD, and earned her Bachelor's Degree in Finance as well as an MBA/JD from National University.Susan Lampingis a Senior Community Loan Officer at CDC Small Business Finance and acts as the liaison for the technical assistance needs of small businesses in San Diego County. In partnership with local banks in San Diego, she assists borrowers in acquiring SBA loan products which are specifically designed to make credit more accessible to entrepreneurs. Her responsibilities also include coordinating the business consulting needs of CDC's community loan borrowers and monitoring their businesses. Previously, Susan was Vice President of Lending and Marketing at ACCION San Diego, a local micro lending organization, where she managed all aspects of lending operations as well as marketing and outreach. Susan has a wide range of experience in international and development fields. She received her Master's degree in International and Intercultural Management from the School for International Training in 1998 and is proficient in three languages.Paul Sipehas over thirty years in the commercial banking business. He organized and started two locally owned banks in the east San Diego County. He also has a diverse background in commercial, industrial and residential real estate, including sales, leasing and financing. He has his own consulting business, specializing in construction financing, mergers and acquisitions, long-term leasing and turn-around evaluations. He served as a NASD arbitrator for over twelve years and is knowledgeable in the securities business. Paul joined SCORE in July 2007.
- Loan Application Packaging
- Alternate Funding Sources
- Micro Loans, Bank Loans, Venture Capital and More
- Real Estate Loans
- Working Capital for Start-Ups and Existing Businesses
- SBA Policies and Procedures
- What you need to do as a borrower
- Where to go for advice