A Message from FDIC

Building Small Businesses in Florida

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation will host a small business webinar to help increase awareness of and access to credit for minority-owned small businesses in Florida. The event will focus on promoting collaboration between banks and small business resource providers, highlight small business networks and programs, and provide resources that banks can utilize to support minority-owned small business development and growth. The event will help to expand bank referrals of small businesses for technical assistance from business development organizations.


·        Myrlanda Simeon, Regional Manager, Black Business Investment Fund (BBIF)

·        Arthur Costa, Multicultural Banking Lender for State of Florida, Truist

·        Lisa Mifflin, District Community Affairs Officer, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)

·        Rhonda Little, Community Affairs Specialist, FDIC

When: Thursday, March 23, 2022 from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM ET

Where: MS Teams, MS Teams registration information below.

Who should attend: Bankers, CDFI lenders, local, state and federal government, and nonprofit representatives interested in learning about partnerships opportunities to support small business in South Florida.

Registration Information: To register online, go to the following link to fill out the needed information.  You will receive a confirmation email once completed.    REGISTER HERE