Groupon, the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) – Office of Minority Economic Empowerment (OMEE), and the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) in partnership with Hispanic Chamber Lake County (HCLC) and Latino Round Table of Southwestern Illinois present Access to Capital for Latinx Business Owners.
Latinx Business Owners have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. We will be discussing financial resources for Hispanic- and Latinx-owned businesses.
Moderator: Diana Alfaro, Latino Business Development Manager at Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity – Office of Minority Economic Empowerment
– Fernanda Pedraza-Schmitt, Branch Manager, Springfield, IL Branch Office, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
– Susana Meza, Vice President, Community Impact, Wintrust
– Manuel Flores, President and CEO, SOMERCOR
– Maggie Rivera, Owner, La Alcancia and La Michoacána Sabrosa
This is the first in a series of virtual webinars in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.