Promotes the viability and expansion of businesses owned by economically and socially disadvantaged entrepreneurs, and also small businesses that do not meet the established credit criteria of financial institutions, and consequently are unable to obtain adequate business financing on reasonable terms through normal financing channels. Created in 1978, the nine members serve five-year terms.
- Celester A. Hall, Chairman; Director, Small Business Financing Agency
Christopher Brandt; Managing Partner, Audacious Inquiry, LLC
Susanne Brogan; Deputy Treasurer for Public Policy, Office of the State Treasurer
Deborah Goldberg; Vice President/SBA Lending, Susquehanna Bank
Anita Graham; Partner Opportunity, Capital Partners
Charles P. Martin; Regional Community Reinvestment Officer/Legal Division, M&T Bank
Deric Mims; Senior Vice-President, Sun Trust Bank/SBA Division
Paul Taylor; Executive Director, Baltimore City Small Business Resource Center
Meridian Management Group, Inc
826 E. Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
The next board member meeting (conference call) is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014 @ 1:00 pm. Contact Robin Harris at 410-333-4270 for details.