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Wall Street Journal video examines small business growth in America

WSJ Video Response: Small Business in America

WSJ reports on CDFI industry’s responsible funding to entrepreneurs Episode 5 of The Wall Street Journal’s “Financial Inclusion in America” video series hit a familiar note for our staff. The episode shares the stories of two entrepreneurs – one needing expansion capital to scale her business, and the other needing a quick loan for equipment

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Success Story: Collins & Co. Barber Shop

Success story: Collins & Co. Barber Shop

Experienced stylists make the cut as first-time business owners Longtime stylist Tabitha Parsley and master barber Robert Collins worked for years at the original location of Red’s Class Barbershop in Indianapolis. After relocating to Nashville to help run the second location, these young entrepreneurs dreamed of owning their own shop. “One day we looked at

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Travis Hughes Joins Pathway Lending Team

Travis Hughes joins Pathway Lending team

Pathway Lending hires Memphis-based business lender and certified business advisor as VP of Commercial Lending and Client Relations Our team is growing! Pathway Lending is excited to welcome Travis Hughes as the newest member of our staff. As our Vice President of Commercial Lending and Client Relations, Travis is leading our work for our Memphis

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2018 East Tennessee CDFI Forum


Bank representatives invited to Knoxville area forum on CDFIs and their role with traditional banks. On Thursday, April 19, the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the FDIC and local CDFI’s are hosting the Interagency East Tennessee CDFI Forum. Scheduled for 10am until 2pm at the Magnolia Avenue

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We’re hiring: VP of Business Lending (Alabama Region)

Hiring: Alabama VP of Lending

Regional CDFI is accepting application for VP of Lending position to serve state of Alabama. While Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) like Pathway Lending can be a game changer for economically underserved entrepreneurs and communities, it’s still a new concept. That’s where this position comes in. The VP of Lending for our Alabama region will

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Success Story: JMK Martial Arts & Fitness

Success Story: JMK Martial Arts

New entrepreneur turns passion into family business “This all started because my dad stood up to a bully when he was 15,” says Charles Owens II, owner of JMK Martial Arts. “He stood his ground, but got handled pretty bad by an older, bigger guy. He swore he’d never let that happen again.” Owens’ dad 

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6 Small Business Tips for Tax Season

6 tax tips for small business owners

Helpful hints for business owners to lessen the stress of filing taxes. With the deadline to file taxes fast approaching, we asked one of our Business Advisory Services Consultants, Phylicia Moye, to share some tax tips for small business owners. Throughout the year, I help our loan clients navigate tough decisions and work with them

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Meet the Team: Pam Theis

Meet the team: Pam Theis at Pathway Lending

Get to know the lending staff at Pathway As small business owners apply for funding and move through the loan application process here at Pathway Lending, they’ll work one-on-one with several members of our team, including lenders like Pam Theis. Pam is often the first person a business owner will meet from Pathway when they

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We’re hiring: Data Entry Clerk (part-time)

Part-Time-Data Entry Clerk

Pathway Lending is hiring a part-time data entry clerk Pathway Lending is currently taking applications for the part-time position of Data Entry Clerk at their Nashville headquarters. Reporting to the Director of Policy & Impacts, this new role is a collaborator that will focus on measuring community impacts through data collection & analysis for both

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We’re hiring: Portfolio Manager

Pathway Lending is hiring a Portfolio Manager

Pathway Lending is looking for an experienced financial professional for full-time position Pathway Lending is currently taking applications for the position of Portfolio Manager at their Nashville headquarters. Primary duties and responsibilities for Portfolio Manager position include: Conducting ongoing review, spread and analyzation of client financials and developing analysis of client financial position, and discussing

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