Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations

August 25, 2011
Field Hearing in Colorado: Local Perspectives on the State of Small Business Lending

On Thursday, August 25, 2011, at 10:00 A.M. the House Small Business Committee Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations held a hearing entitled, "Small Business Committee Field Hearing in Colorado: Local Perspectives on the State of Small Business Lending" The hearing took place in in the Greenwood Village City Hall, 6060 S. Quebec Street, Greenwood Village, CO.

The purpose of the hearing was to review the state of small business lending in Colorado. The hearing focused on Small Business Administration loan programs and the regulatory impediments to small business lending. Witnesses at the hearing represented the Small Business Administration, community banks and representatives from the local small business community.

Opening Statement:

Chairman Mike Coffman (R-CO)

Witnesses and Testimony:

Panel 1

  • Steven Smits, Associate Administrator, Office of Capital Access, U.S. Small Business Administration, Washington, DC
  • Panel 2

  • Jay Davidson, Chairman, CEO and Founder, First American State Bank, Greenwood Village, CO
  • David Brown, President, Southeast Denver Centennialbank, Centennial, CO
  • Jeff Wasden, Owner, PROFormance Apparel, Littleton, Colorado
  • Additional Items:

  • Official Hearing Notice
  • Official Witness List
  • Hearing Memo
  • Press Release
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