How Can MBEs Survive the Impact of COVID-19?

NMSDC’s Live Town Hall: How Can MBEs Survive the Impact of COVID-19?

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As this health emergency continues to unfold, NMSDC is fortifying its advocacy and its commitment to meeting the needs and concerns of MBEs. Our transformed mission is even more vitally important than ever – today, tomorrow, and beyond. This Town Hall is a component in that mission. We need to hear your questions, your concerns, and your ideas. With your feedback, we can work more effectively as a network.

Moderating the Town Hall is Monika Mantilla – President/CEO of Altura Capital and Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Small Business Community Capital (SBCC).

Monika is uniquely valuable in leading this discussion – a MWBE who is a leading national figure in societal transformation through entrepreneurial success by providing capital and expanding opportunity to promising entrepreneurs.

Monika Mantilla
Monika Mantilla

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Small Business Community Capital (SBCC)
President and CEO, Altura Capital

Monika has dedicated the last 20 years of her life to her passion: pursuing societal transformation through entrepreneurial success by providing capital and expanding opportunity to promising entrepreneurs, all of which can bring significant returns to investors and economic development impact.

Read Monika’s full bio here.

Jovita Carranza
Jovita Carranza
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

As a member of President Trump’s Cabinet, she advocates on behalf of the 30 million small businesses in America. In her role as Administrator, she leads a team of professionals dedicated to ensuring entrepreneurs located across America have the support and resources they need to start, grow, and expand their small businesses, and recover in the event of a declared disaster.

Read Jovita’s full bio here.

Ashley Daniel Bell, Esq.
Ashley Daniel Bell, Esq.
Policy Advisor on Entrepreneurship and Innovation
White House Office of American Innovation

Ashley’s role is to actively promote federal resources available to American entrepreneurs as well as to support the opportunity for small business growth through America’s supply chains. In addition to Ashley’s current detail to the White House, he was appointed to serve as Regional Administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration for Region IV; serving nine districts located in the 8 Southeastern States.

Read Ashley’s full bio here.

Alfred Edmond Sr.
Alfred A. Edmond Jr.
SVP/Executive Editor-at-Large

Alfred A. Edmond Jr. is responsible for providing brand, marketing and content leadership as a member of BLACK ENTERPRISE’s senior management team. Prior to his current position, Edmond was SVP/Chief Content Officer, responsible for overseeing all of the media platforms of Black Enterprise across events, video, digital/website, social media, print and other content distribution properties.

Read Alfred’s full bio here.

Registration reached capacity. We invite you to join in via livestream.
The livestream link will be available here 90-minutes prior to the session start.

The live web cast is limited to the first 500 participants.