“Financing Challenges and Opportunities” Series

 “What does it really take to get an SBA Loan?” 

This webinar is co-sponsored by the Minority Business Development Agency and will focus on the main SBA Loan Programs, including the 504 and 7(a) Loan and Refinance Programs. Speaker, Mike Mora, will present the financing structure for the programs, discuss the advantages of the programs for small businesses and lenders, and provide first-hand knowledge of what a business really needs to qualify for and obtain an SBA loan.

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Episode Summaries

“Strategic Investment Opportunities in Renewable Energy”

Westar Founder and CEO, Cindy Thyfault, will provide an overview of the renewable energy industry, discuss investment opportunities in specific sectors and introduce Westar’s new investor consultation program, which assists investors in identifying key opportunities for investment and ownership worldwide.

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“Becoming Bankable”

Credit and loan underwriting requirements are the foundation for any financing structure. Yet, many businesses, especially startups, are unfamiliar with the expectations and approval process for loans and other types of financing. In “Becoming Bankable,” Ana Hernandez, Vice President of Commercial Banking at BB&T and President of the Dallas / Fort Worth Chapter of the Hispanic Bankers Association, and Rosaline Fletcher, Senior Vice President at BBVA Compass Bank, will discuss the building blocks of a successful business strategy and the steps required to make financing a reality.

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“Problems and Opportunities in Capturing the Global Market” 

Global trade is an integral component for driving growth among businesses. This webinar will present strategies and financing programs available under the Export-Import Bank of the United States with a special focus on renewable energy finance.

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“How to Recognize, Underwrite and Service Renewable Energy Projects” 

Westar Founder and CEO, Cindy Thyfault, will discuss renewable energy financing opportunities and structures and share her experience in successfully financing a variety of renewable energy projects. Cindy will also be joined by Mark Reidy, a member of Mintz Levin’s Energy & Clean Technology Practice, and John May, Managing Director of Stern Brothers’ Renewable Energy Practice. 

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