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Financing Your Business, Part 2: Advanced Banking & Access to Capital

February 17, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

If you’ve already started your business and now find it’s time to expand…how do you choose what type of financing will work best for you?

Credit, cash flow, loans, and grants explained!

Join First Citizens Bank, the Central Virginia SBDC and the Community Investment Collaborative (CIC) for this more advanced Part 2 of Financing Your Business.  In this workshop, we’ll explore the options available for businesses to raise capital for expansion and growth….and how to find the right option for your business.


Speakers include:

Bryan Thomas, Senior Vice President at First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company.  First Citizens specializes in small business loans, offering microloans to meet everyday needs all the way to multi-million dollar loans.  The Bank also offers specialty loans, including SBA loans, and has helped nearly 23,000 clients access the Paycheck Protection Program funding.

Rebecca Haydock, Director of the Central Virginia SBDC. Rebecca has over 20 years of experience advising, starting, growing and financing primarily technology-based businesses. She is an angel investor, strategic advisor, and mentor – and at the CVSBDC, works with businesses to build operational infrastructure for growth with an emphasis on acquiring human and financial assets.

Stephen Davis, President of the Community Investment Collaborative (CIC).  Stephen brings a decade of experience in organization building, management, consulting and education. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Master’s degree in Education from James Madison University. Since joining CIC, Stephen has expanded CIC’s microloan loan fund and loan services and built partnerships with numerous community groups to improve opportunities for under-resourced entrepreneurs in the region.

Hosted and presented by:  First Citizens Bank & Trust Company

Collaborative partners:  the Community Investment Collaborative, and the Central Virginia SBDC




February 17, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


Orange County Economic Development Office
109 West Main Street
Orange, 22960 United States


Central Virginia Small Business Development Center (CVSBDC)
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