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Part 3: Women’s Small Business Virtual Workshop Series - Recovery Continues – Updates on SBA Programs and Services – Economic Injury
At this workshop a representative from the Eastern PA SBA District Office will update attendees on the on-going disaster assistance programs to help small businesses recover from the COVID 19 pandemic, how to apply for the Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness, and updates on programs moving forward.

Dec 16, 2020 09:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Valarie Cofield, Moderator
Chief Executive Officer @Eastern Minority Supplier Development Council
A career that has spanned 25 years working in the area of supplier diversity and MBE/WBE/DBE business development, working with employers and clients from Washington, DC to Newark, NJ, including INTECH Construction, Thelen Reid & Priest LLP, the City of Philadelphia, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Westfield Concession Management, the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, and Contract Compliance, Inc. Lauded as a creative thinker with a reputation for identifying unique strategies for creating opportunities for small businesses, facilitating business partnerships, assisting in contract negotiations, developing strategic plans, and serving as a liaison between industry and government.
James E. Verbeck
Lender Relations Specialist @Small Business Administration, Eastern Pennsylvania District Office
James E. Verbeck, Lender Relations Specialist, joined the Eastern Pennsylvania District Office Team after serving two and half years as a Loan Specialist at the Agency’s National Guaranty Purchase Center (NGPC). Previous to joining the SBA, Jim served as a loan specialist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture/Rural Development in Community Programs, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). He arrived in federal service after more than twenty years in the financial services industry that included over eight years as a regional chief financial officer with SunTrust Bank, and a senior consulting associate of CS First Boston. Jim holds a Bachelor’s degree (BS) in Management Science from Virginia Tech, an MBA in finance from Louisiana State University (the School of Banking of the South), and is a graduate with distinction from the B.A.I. Graduate School of Banking from the University of Wisconsin. Jim grew up in North Hills, PA, and attended Abington High School.