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Responding to New Financial Realities in the Craft Beverage Sector

January 30, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Craft beverage producers know only too well how quickly the industry can move; from pandemic-related closures to regulatory shifts and everything in between, Virginia’s breweries, wineries, cideries, and distilleries have had to respond to ever-shifting terrain. This same adaptability is needed when it comes to capital attraction.

In this webinar, Virginia SBDC Craft Beverage Assistance Manager Chris Van Orden welcomes back previous speaker Jason Sleeman, Vice President of Craft Beverage Lending at United Community Bank, to share his insights on the changing capital landscape for craft beverage producers.



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SPEAKER: Jason Sleeman is Vice President of Craft Beverage Lending at United Community Bank. In this role, he has worked with dozens of craft beverage producers around the country to secure capital and chart a stable financial course. In addition to his expertise with SBA loan products, Jason closely tracks the developments in the craft beverage industry. While he works with clients throughout the United States, Jason lives in Georgia with his family.

Brought to you jointly by:

Central Virginia SBDC   

 &          Virginia SBDC     

Your registration is not complete until you register in Zoom.

Fee: No Cost


January 30, 2023
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Community Investment Collaborative (CIC)
Central Virginia Small Business Development Center (CVSBDC)