Save the date June 6, 2023 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (GMT-4) Event Details
Join the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Credit Union League of Connecticut with Lender Service Providers' Octant Business Services and Member Business Financial Services, and SBA's resource partner for this informative webinar on SBA Small Business Lending for Credit Unions.
With an actively changing lending landscape, SBA's lending program equips credit unions with tools and support to offer commercial small business loans to their membership and reach new under-served clients in their geographic footprint, mitigating risk, enhancing community connections, and capitalizing on growing personalized member relationships and services.
This webinar will give credit unions an opportunity to learn more about SBA lending programs, services, and support and an opportunity to ask questions in an open forum.
Speakers SJ Sylina Jacobs Office Outreach and Marketing Specialist at Small Business Administration SJ Sylina Jacobs Office Outreach and Marketing Specialist at Small Business Administration
Sylina Jacobs is SBA’s Connecticut District Office, Bridgeport Branch Office Outreach and Marketing Specialist. She has a broad range of experience in banking, lending, entrepreneurship, business analyst and as an online retail business owner. She values helping small businesses succeed. With formal education from McGill University (B. Com in Marketing and International Business) and the University of Ottawa (M.B.A.) as well as Banking and IT courses, she has a love of learning. Some of Sylina’s accomplishments include negotiator for an international export contract, establishing the opening inventory balance for an international joint venture, establishing her own online retail business, working as a therapeutic horseback riding instructor for children and adults with special needs and during the Pandemic resolving Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) fraud alerts and holds. Sylina has worked in many business sectors including manufacturing for a Fortune 500 aerospace company, banking and in IT (FinTech). Sylina has also volunteered extensively in her community, most notably as a volunteer coordinator at Connecticut’s largest Maker Fair, elected to public office and as a community emergency response (CERT) team member.
JX John Xu Lender Relations Specialist at Small Business Administration JX John Xu Lender Relations Specialist at Small Business Administration
John Xu has over 30 years of combined experience in international business development, management, sales and marketing, small business banking and lending, investment, insurance, financial planning, and trade finance.
Xu has worked for four of the top 10 Wall Street financial firms such as Citi Group, JPMorgan Chase, and AIG. His current job as LRS at SBA is to train the lenders, SBA resource partners and small businesses on SBA loan programs and services, trade finance, and international procurement opportunities. Xu is a Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) designated by National Association of Small Business International Trade Educators ( NASBITE). He is a recipient of NASBITE International 2017 Advancing International Trade State Award, and currently he serves on CGBP Governance Council. Welcome to Glue Up. We are upgrading our password strength service in order to align with ISO27001 standards. Please take a moment to upgrade your password.
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