Buckhead Business Show: Access to $36 Million in Capital and Clean Cars
Company or Product Name: Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs Inc.
Name and Title of Person to be Interviewed: Barbara Richardson, Chief Development Officer
Guest BIO: Richardson joined ACE as Chief Development Officer in August 2015. She brings a wealth of experience building robust fundraising programs for small and mid-sized nonprofit organizations. Richardson’s background includes lead development and marketing roles in nonprofit arts and human service organizations in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Auckland, New Zealand; Dayton, Ohio; and Atlanta. She has successfully led the growth and development of programs focused on major donor giving, foundation relations, corporate sponsorship, and cause-related partnerships. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Art History from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and masters degree in Nonprofit Arts Administration from Drexel University.
Topics/Questions You Would Like to Discuss: Q: Tell us about ACE. A: •ACE is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that provides loans and business consulting services to help borrowers throughout metro Atlanta and North Georgia.
•We help main street businesses create and grow stable, sustainable businesses that generate jobs.
Who does ACE serve? And where?
•ACE specializes in working with underserved populations, particularly women, minorities and low-income business owners, to help drive economic mobility and build stronger communities.
•Now in our 16th year, ACE has loaned more than $36 million to entrepreneurs, which has created or saved more than 5,200 jobs in Georgia.
•As a nonprofit, ACE relies on operating and program grants and private contributions to support 40 percent of its budget. We are THANKFUL for all of the support we continue to get to help the community.
Your Web Site and Social Media Links: www.aceloans.org @aceloans https://www.facebook.com/Access-to-Capital-for-Entrepreneurs-62353856833/
Company or Product Name: WYR GREEN MOBILE DETAIL
Name and Title of Person to be Interviewed: Michael Freeman Co-founder/President
Guest BIO: Michael Freeman is a serial entrepreneur with a diverse background from video production to managing operations for a beauty brand that was acquired by L'OREAL in 2014. Michael a 3x co-founder, passionate about business and identifying trends early.
Topics/Questions You Would Like to Discuss: Corporate sustainability and environmental responsibility, and how WYR GREEN MOBILE DETAIL can enhance and advance their sustainability initiatives.
Sample questions: How can companies and organizations be more environmentally responsible? Why is sustainability such a huge issue?
Why should we be concerned about water contamination? How does WYR differ from other mobile operations? What is the cost to a company? What is the cost to the employee? How long does a car wash take?
Your Web Site and Social Media Links: www.wyrdetail.com
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