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Community Affairs Webinar Series

Lending in Native Communities: From Opportunity to Success

On November 22, 2013, the FDIC hosted a national webinar for financial institutions to understand the factors that make lending successful in Native American communities. Speakers shared information on resources that are available to increase access to capital among Native Americans, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians.

Guest Speakers for the Webinar:

Eloy Villafranca
Community Affairs Officer
Dallas Region

Ammar Askari
Community Development Expert
Community Affairs

Chris James
Assistant Administrator
Office of Native Affairs
Small Business Administration

Lillian Sparks
Administration for Native Americans
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Tedd Buelow
Native American Coordinator
Rural Development
U.S. Department of Agriculture

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