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Rep. Sam Graves (R-MO) shown above with Ranking Member Nydia Velázquez (D-NY)
Rep. Graves: Small business credit is key to improving economy
In a June 13 CNBC Guest Blog post, Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business, Rep. Sam Graves (R-MO), cited recent testimony of IFA Credit Access Committee Chairman and Board Member William G. Hall, CFE and Lynn Ozer, Executive Vice President of Susquehanna Bank in Pottstown, PA. Graves remains “particularly focused on ways to increase small company access to capital and bridge the gap between lenders and borrowers.” Read the post and view the testimony.
Restaurant Finance & Development Conference coming soon
Franchise Times and Restaurant Finance Monitor will present the 23rd annual Restaurant Finance & Development Conference, to be held November 7-9, 2011 at The Wynn in Las Vegas. The event brings together senior executives of multi-unit restaurant companies, both franchisees and franchisors, with representatives of banks, lending companies, private equity, venture capital and more. IFA will be joining the conference as an exhibitor this year, continuing their efforts to work on behalf of the franchise community to loosen up credit for franchise businesses.