Our guest today is U.S. SBA Tennessee District Director Walter Perry. We will learn about SBA lending programs and other Key initiatives for small businesses. Perry joined the SBA in January and they have experienced a strong increase in lending to the small business sector.
We will learn what lending programs are available and the best way to go about getting an SBA loan. We will learn about other key programs for small business owners. The Obama Administration has been putting a lot of investment into Small Business growth and I look forward to learning about the SBA’s initiatives.
Mr. Perry is visiting Chattanooga due to the recent storms and we will discuss disaster preparedness strategies for small business.
Mr. Perry leads the Tennessee District in facilitating loans to small businesses through lending institutions, advocating federal government contracting opportunities for small businesses and working with local communities in all 95 Tennessee counties on entrepreneurial development and growth opportunities.