Access to Capital: Can Small Businesses Access The Credit Necessary To Grow and Create Jobs?
On Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at 1:00 pm, the House Small Business Committee held a full committee hearing entitled, Access to Capital: Can Small Businesses Access The Credit Necessary To Grow and Create Jobs?
The hearing provided a forum for lenders and business owners to discuss the current economic environment and how they are working together to support private sector job growth. Witnesses from the lending side discussed the demand for capital and current initiatives to encourage small business lending. Small business owners testified about the current economic environment and the capital required to hire new workers
Chairman Sam Graves (R-MO)
Witnesses and Testimony:
William Hall, CFE, CEO, William G. Hall & Co., Fort Worth, TX
Lynn Ozer, Executive Vice President, Susquehanna Bank, Pottstown, PA
Robert Kottler, Executive Vice President, Director of Retail and Small Business Banking, IBERIABANK, Lafayette, LA
Dennis Jacobe Ph.D, Gallup, Chief Economist, Washington, DC
Submitted for the Record: