I learned so much from the last GNEMSDC Capital Summit that I am coming back this year.
(PRWEB) March 23, 2015
Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council (GNEMSDC) is holding its 5th Annual MBE Capital Summit on Wednesday, March 25 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Our featured speakers are Professor Leonard Greenhalgh of Tuck School of Business and Robert Green, President and CEO of National Association of Investment Companies.
The event is free to the public, but you must register with the GNEMSDC by calling 617-578-8900. The event starts at 8:00 AM and will be over at 1:00 PM.
The event will start with opening remarks from Marques Benton, Chief Diversity Officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Dr. Fred McKinney, President & CEO of Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council.
Following the welcome remarks, Jason Price, founder of the Planet Fitness franchise will share his success story of raising capital to grow his business with the audience.
There will be a panel discussion on “Bridging the Gap between MBEs and Access to Capital" moderated by Warren Bacon, Director of Minority Business Development Agency. The panel will include the following panelists: Bette Boticello, Director of Surety Relations at Smith Brothers Insurance, Larry Andrews, President of Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation, Howard Russell, Founder of Lets Grow, LLC, Charles Smith, Senior Vice President – Small Business Administration Specialist at Eastern Bank and Robert Nelson, District Director of U.S. Small Business Administration.
The GNEMSDC is the largest non-profit minority business development organization in New England. The GNEMSDC has over 200 large corporate members and over 500 certified minority business enterprises in its network. The GNEMSDC is the regional affiliate of the National Minority Supplier Development Council. The mission of the GNEMSDC is to significantly increase procurement opportunities for certified MBEs.