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Investing in Community: The SBA’s Community Advantage Loan Program

The Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight, and Regulations will meet for a hearing titled, “Investing in Community: The SBA’s Community Advantage Loan Program.” The hearing is scheduled to begin at 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

The SBA’s Community Advantage loan program was designed to reach communities traditionally underserved by conventional lenders. The program was created in 2011 and has remained in pilot status since its inception. The hearing will enable Members to learn about the program and its effectiveness in local communities.

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Hearing Notice 

Hearing Memo 

Witness List 


Ms. Angela Mavridis
Tribali Foods
San Marino, CA

Mr. Robert Villareal
Executive Vice President
CDC Small Business Finance
San Diego, CA

Ms. Janie Barrera
President and CEO
San Antonio, TX

Mr. John Kropf
Growth Capital Corp
Cleveland, OH

*Witness testimony will be posted within 24 hours after the hearing’s occurrence

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