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SBA financing- Access to funding your venture.

We will solve the mysteries of SBA Financing!

Join us to learn how SBA financing really works. A panel of industry experts shares best practices to guide you through the process.

What will you learn?

  • What are the benefits available for early-stage companies?
  • How can you use the funding option as you scale and expand your business?
  • What types of programs are available to early-stage companies and beyond?


Lucy Waldhuetter (Moderator) Director for the Waukesha WI SBDC (Waukesha Business Growth)

Lucy has 20+ years of business consulting experience. At the Waukesha County Center for Growth, Lucy and her colleagues connect businesses seeking to grow with municipalities, organizations, and resources that can assist them. She has worked in diverse business environments ranging from small to large Fortune 100 businesses utilizing her global expertise in business growth strategy, manufacturing, new product innovation, market research, and commercialization strategies. Prior to business consulting she worked in a corporate manufacturing environment evaluating and budgeting for strategic growth opportunities, managing projects in capital expansions, and scale-ups. Lucy holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration and Management and a BS in Engineering from the University of Wisconsin.

Arlene Martin, Vice President – SBA Lending/USDA Commercial Lending,  Huntington National Bank

Arlene has been in the financial industry since 1988, ranging from Business Banking/Commercial Lending to Commercial Real Estate. As an SBA Lender with Huntington Bank, she knows that there is a great need for business owners to gain access to capital. It is most often a critical component to the success of businesses during start-up and growth periods.

Maureen McKenna, CRF USA

Rick Zawacki, Loan Officer, WWBIC

Who should Attend?

  • You are a small business owner or
  • You want to start a new business,
  • You are longing for financing options for your business.

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Nov 12 2020

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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Nov 12 2020



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Arlene martin


Arlene martin

Arlene is an SBA lender and member of the Tech-Prize leadership team

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