This course will focus on practical steps you must take when preparing to apply for a loan or line of credit. Learn about the type of information you will need to provide, how banks and other lending institutions assess your request, the roles of credits scores and collateral, and how to increase your chances of success. This course will include a lot of time for questions and answers.
Eric Thompson is Assistant Vice President and Community Business Development Officer for BB&T Bank in the Maryland Region. He helps small businesses, non-profits, and organizations in Baltimore City with financial literacy, planning, business development, and commercial lending. Mr. Thompson has served in business management and financial services industries for over 12 years.
Randy Croxton has nearly 35 years of experience in the public and private financing arena, with particular emphasis on small and minority business development. Mr. Croxton is Senior Vice President and co-founder of Meridian Management Group, Inc., which began in 1995.