Linda McMahon, recent appointee to the President’s Cabinet as the 25th Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), will be the keynote speaker at the Great Lakes Lenders Conference on July 26, 2017. The Conference is the Midwest’s premier banking event hosted in Detroit by the Michigan Small Business Development Center (Michigan SBDC) in coordination with the SBA Michigan District Office.
Keith Brophy, Michigan SBDC State Director, received the news of McMahon’s attendance with enthusiasm, commenting that, “Ms. McMahon’s appointment with the SBA is of great historical significance to the small business community, as well as the financial institutions that support them.”
The SBA Administrator has emphasized the importance of empowering small businesses to pursue growth. She understands the risks and challenges faced by entrepreneurs and the resources that are required to support their success.
The Great Lakes Lenders Conference will be held July 26-28 and is attended by banking professionals, lenders, attorneys, and entrepreneurial support organizations. Conference workshops address topics such as SBA lending procedures, leveraging microloan programs, cyber security, business transition planning, and other industry best practices. The three-day conference is also an opportunity to network with SBA program representatives and banking professionals.
Interested individuals are encouraged to reserve their tickets before July 11, as space is limited. Tickets can be purchased online at www.greatlakeslenders.com.