Laporte - Chief, Small Business Policy for the U.S.
Securities and Exchange Commission); James A. Williams -
Lead Economic Development Specialist for the U.S. Small
Business Administration - Richmond District Office; Bill
Hampel - Chief Economist for the Credit Union National
Association; Kimberly Zeuli - Assistant Vice
President/Community Affairs of the Federal Reserve Bank
- Richmond; and Creighton P. Blackwell - former
Community Development Specialist for RBC Bank (USA)
discuss the current economy, trends in small business
financing, and offer solutions and options for minority
business owners. Moderated by Derrick L. Alford, CEO of Fiscal Fitness Tax & Financial Services, Inc.