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Access To Funding For Small Business Growth As The Economy Reopens From Covid-19

Guest speaker: Damon K. Dishman, Senior Vice President & Small Business Leader, Small Business Relationship Banking, Wells Fargo & Company Damon Dishman, a 20-year veteran of the company, is…

Mompreneurship: The Hustle

Listen to a candid conversation between 3 successful mom entrepreneurs from different industries. They will tell us how they struggled with all the roles that came along with motherhood, then…

How to do business with Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

Claire Lam, Chief of the Diversity and Business Inclusion Branch, Office of Minority and Women Inclusion, FDIC, joined us to share the advantage of working with a non-FAR (Federal Acquisition…

New COVID Relief: What You Should Know

Sean Moore, Senator Ben Cardin (D-Maryland), Incoming Chairman, Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship joined us to share the improvements of the New COVID Relief package from the…

How We Partner For Business Success

Chamber Leaders will dive into how they uniquely and individually represent their constituencies, how they've worked together over the years, supported each other during COVID-19, and what they do -…

E Pluribus Unum, Out of Many, One

On July 29, 2020 we had a show called LiveTALK: Race Relations, A National Conversation, due to recent events that laid bare long-standing racial fault lines and disparities in our country. Ever…

How Small Businesses Excel During COVID-19

2020 has proved to be the most challenging year for small businesses. About 58% of small-business owners say they’re worried about permanently closing, according to a July U.S. Chamber of Commerce…

How to Do Business with the Federal Reserve System

Marleitha G. Williams, Supper Diversity Program Manager from US Federal Reserve join up with USPAACC to share advice on how to do business with the Federal Reserve. Ann Ramakumaran, CEO of AMPCUS,…

Race Relations, a National Conversation

Recent events have laid bare long-standing racial fault lines and disparities in our country. This talk will bring together Asian American, Black and Latino leaders across industries to take stock of…

How to do Business with Kroger and Kellogg's

LeShaun Smedley, Manager of Diversity and Inclusion of Kroger and Debra Quade, Supplier Diversity Manager from Kellogg's join up with USPAACC to share advice on how to get business in the food…

FOCUS: From Start-ups to Established Businesses

Patrick Lee, the co-founder of Rotten Tomatoes, joins up with USPAACC to share tips on running a successful startup company. Patrick Lee will share his tips on, maintaining focus for startups,…

Doing Business with the Department of Treasury

Melissa Jenkins, Program Analyst, Outreach/In-reach, and WOSB Program Manager from the Department of Treasury joins up with USPAACC to help businesses understand how the Department of Treasury…