Food Businesses in the U.S.: Local Loan Opportunities April 30, 2021, 10:00am EDT April 30, 2021, 11:30am EDT
Zoom Meeting
Zoom Meeting
Portland, Maine, 04101

Hungry for success? Our virtual panel will discuss business loan programs offered by local government, commercial banks, and non-profit partners. Topics will include the loan application process, lender expectations, and unique opportunities available now.


• Julie Viola, Vice President, Senior Regional Business Banking Officer, Gorham Savings Bank
• John Scribner, Director, StartSmart, CEI
• Nelle Hanig, Business Programs Manager, City of Portland, Maine
• Moderator: Joe Michaud, SCORE Mentor

The Food Businesses in the U.S. workshop series is co-hosted by the City of Portland Office of Economic Opportunity and SCORE Maine.

Completion of this workshop helps meet the Food Businesses in the U.S. grant program requirements for eligible participants.

Please Note:
This program is recommended for New Mainers, but anyone interested in learning about the cultural expectations of food businesses in the U.S. is welcome to enroll. To allow enough time for conversation, no more than 15 people may register for this workshop.