CONNIE EVANS SHARES 2015 HIGHLIGHTS, VICTORIES FOR MICROBUSINESS

CONNIE EVANS SHARES 2015 HIGHLIGHTS, VICTORIES FOR MICROBUSINESS

It is hard to believe there are only a few days left in 2015. When I think on all AEO has accomplished over the last 12 months, I am quickly reminded how meaningful our work is for microbusiness and underserved entrepreneurs, and how the outcomes of our work and that of our members transform lives, communities and economies. We are indeed grateful for the dedication and commitment of our members, the …

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SBA Announces The Jody C. Raskind Lender of the Year Award

SBA Announces The Jody C. Raskind Lender of the Year Award

From the Small Business Administration

Portal for National Small Business Week Awards Is Now Open

 

To All OEO Lenders:

 

During National Small Business Week, traditionally held the 1st week of May, SBA honors small business owners and entrepreneurs for their outstanding achievements through various awards.  This year, SBA will award The Jody C. Raskind Lender of the Year Award to a mission-focused lender (mission lender) that has demonstrated extraordinary commitment to the creation, growth and expansion of small businesses in underserved markets …

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End of Year Appropriations Scramble

End of Year Appropriations Scramble

 

Establishing funding levels is always one of the toughest debates in Congress and though appropriations have not yet been finalized, we are expecting great news for the programs that AEO members care about.
 

As the year comes to a close, Congress is hustling to check off their legislative to-do lists before leaving for Holiday recess and the most critical item remaining is appropriations.

 

Negotiators in the House and Senate are working around the clock to put the finishing touches on an …

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DONNA GAMBRELL APPOINTED TO AEO’s BOARD of DIRECTORS

DONNA GAMBRELL APPOINTED TO AEO’s BOARD of DIRECTORS

 

 

Washington, D.C., Dec. 14, 2015 – AEO announced that Donna Gambrell, former Director of the Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund), was appointed to its Board of Directors. AEO announced Gambrell’s appointment today. Gambrell will start her term in January.

 

“This is a tremendous way for AEO to end its year. I know our board is looking forward to Donna’s experience and the insights she will …

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