ALEXANDRIA, Va. (3/4/15)--Today's joint National Credit Union Administration and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) webinar on "Balancing Member Business Loan Portfolios with SBA Guarantees" starts at 2 p.m. (ET). Those interested in tuning in can register right up to the start time.
The webinar is the first initiative launched under the agencies' new partnership announced Feb. 6 when the NCUA and SBA leaders signed a memorandum of understanding intended to help small businesses connect with local credit unions to get better access to capital.
The 90-minute webinar will be moderated by Dominic Carullo, an economic development specialist with NCUA's Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives. SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet and NCUA Chair Debbie Matz will provide opening remarks, and speakers will include:
The panel will discuss what programs SBA offers to small business, how these loan programs can enhance a credit union's MBL program, and the requirements for setting up and managing an SBA-loan program.
The webinar will be archived online approximately three weeks following the live event.