Remembering Nashville Trailblazer and former Board Member, Sam Howard

With unending gratitude and respect, we are remembering our friend Sam Howard who passed away earlier this month and holding close in our hearts his family, friends and those who loved him. Among the many notable contributions he made to Nashville’s business, healthcare and civic communities throughout his remarkable life, he also played a significant


Pathway Celebrates CDFI Week of Action

This week Pathway is celebrating the CDFI Week of Action to raise awareness on our industry’s work and increase resources for CDFIs in COVID-19 related federal legislation. The House-passed Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions, or HEROES Act (H.R. 6800), proposes $1 billion in funding for the CDFI Fund, which is expected to be


Pathway Lending Wraps Up the Year with Open House and Toast to Success Awards

NASHVILLE – Pathway Lending celebrated its clients, volunteers, supporters, and friends at the 2018 Annual Open House in early December. The event kicked off with networking and light refreshments before the Toast to Success Awards celebrated accomplishments made throughout the year by client and partner organizations alike. During the program, President & CEO, Clint Gwin

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Pathway WBC Awarded Navigation Partner of the Year by Nashville EC

NASHVILLE – Pathway Women’s Business Center was excited to receive recognition at this month’s 2018 NEXT Awards + Entrepreneurs Hall of Fame, held November 7, 2018 at Rocketown through the Nashville Entrepreneur Center. Pathway WBC director Courtenay Rogers accepted the award for Navigation Partner on behalf of the center and gave some follow-up remarks to


Epicenter Partners with Pathway Lending and Three Financial Institutions to Launch Small Business Loan Fund in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (June 11, 2018) – Epicenter, the nonprofit entrepreneurship hub in Memphis, and Pathway Lending, a regional nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), have partnered to launch the Memphis Small Business Opportunity Loan Fund, a $15 million fund intended to improve access to capital, particularly for minority- and women-owned businesses. Initial capitalization of the

In the news: on a mission with ESSTAR and Kristas Healthy On The Go

In the News: On a Mission with ESSTAR and “Krista’s Healthy On The Go”

Williamson Herald profiles Krista Anderson and her mission to change lives with convenient, healthy food options In their October 12 issue, the Williamson Herald ran an article titled Changing Lives: After life-threatening experiences with cancer, Krista Anderson dedicates her life to bringing healthy food to the masses” on Franklin entrepreneur Krista Anderson. A cancer diagnosis gave Krista

BBVA Compass invests $5MM in Pathway Lending

BBVA Compass Invests in Alabama Small Businesses

With $5 million equity investment, BBVA Compass becomes largest investor in loan fund for small businesses in Appalachian Alabama • The investment: BBVA Compass closed investment in Pathway Lending, becoming the lead contributor to state’s new loan fund for entrepreneurs in Appalachian Alabama • The goals: Pathway Lending plans to support 50 businesses and create 105 jobs in