Rooted in Style: The Success of A Natural Affair

Following a seed of inspiration planted by her mother, TaKeisha Berry-Brooks decided to shift her career focus from hair stylist to full-time business owner when she opened A Natural Affair Beauty Lounge in Memphis, Tennessee in 2008. After witnessing her mother’s own natural hair journey, TaKeisha wanted to cultivate a space to serve clients with

New $6 million Fund to Increase Small Business Lending in Knoxville

Press Release: New $6 Million Fund to Increase Local Small Business Lending

New $6 Million Fund to Increase Local Small Business Lending 865 Opportunity Fund by Pathway Lending Improves Access to Capital Pathway Lending, a certified Community Development Financial Institution, is collaborating with First Horizon, Pinnacle Financial Partners, and Regions Bank to recapitalize its existing loan fund in the Knoxville region and rebrand it as the 865

Cómo Solicitar Un Préstamo Comercial

Cómo solicitar un préstamo comercial:

¿Necesita fondos para iniciar o hacer crecer su negocio en Tennessee? ¡Podemos ayudarle! Aquí hay 5 pasos para solicitar un préstamo comercial a través de Pathway Lending: 1. Envíe su solicitud inicial utilizando nuestro formulario en línea Esto le proporcionará a nuestro equipo la información sobre su negocio y sus necesidades de capital para que


Press Release: New Needs Assessment To Guide Inclusive Growth Priorities For Hamilton County Black-Owned Businesses

Data and Insights Reveal Funding Preferences, Gendered Perspectives and Industry Concentration The Urban League of Greater Chattanooga, with consultants Garrett Harper, PhD and entrepreneurship executive Marcus Shaw, MBA, undertook the research and prepared the assessment. The research team consulted local studies, national research and Census data; compiled survey responses from 62 area Black-owned businesses; and


Pathway Lending Announces Mason Worthington As Director Of Rural Entrepreneurship

Pathway Lending is excited to announce that Mason Worthington, previously Senior Business Advisor, has accepted the role as Director of Rural Entrepreneurship. Mason joined Pathway in 2014 as a business advisor, working directly with small business owners, providing technical assistance to support business growth. As Director of Rural Entrepreneurship, Mason will oversee the Rural Business


Pathway Lending Welcomes Tracy Buckley To New Role, Memphis Medical District Investment Fund Director

Pathway Lending welcomes Tracy Buckley to the team as Director of the Memphis Medical District Investment Fund. Tracy brings more than 17 years of technical training and measured success in the economic development industry.  Her industry knowledge includes commercial and residential real estate development practices, placed based neighborhood strategies, and revolving loan funds centered around