On Thursday, March 12, Davis Malm attorney Tony Hewett served as a panelist and moderator of the Smaller Business Association of New England’s (SBANE) program “Liquidity for Growth: Credit Alternatives” as part of its Capital Connection Series. The program featured a talented panel of experts representing the credit spectrum from federal loan guaranties, emerging technology loans, tax-exempt bonds, mezzanine capital, and private equity. The panel was comprised of Bonnie Sullivan, Senior Vice President, MassDevelopment; Ken Lavery, Vice President, Massachusetts Capital Resource Company; Robert Nelson, District Director, Acting Regional Administrator, Small Business Administration; and Josh Tolkoff, Principal, Ironwood Capital.

The program covered different public and private credit vehicles to address the ongoing need for capital. Tony is a United States Small Business Administration approved specialist in closing and servicing SBA loan transactions including the 7(a) SBA guaranteed loan program and the SBA 504 Program for Economic Development. He joined Mr. Nelson of the SBA in discussing the advantages of SBA loans and the availability of these loans despite the current lending climate.

For more information contact: Joanne Thorud; (617) 589-3894; jthorud@davismalm.com

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