Roger Harris column, Knoxville News Sentinel – 2/06/11

Feb. 6, 2011 (McClatchy-Tribune Regional News delivered by Newstex) — As president of Pathway Lending for the last eight years, Clint Gwin has seen firsthand how difficult it can be for Tennessee entrepreneurs to borrow the money they need to create new jobs and grow their businesses. In his new role as a member of

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Governor, Commissioner Announce New $25 Million Tennessee Small Business Jobs Opportunity Fund, 10/27/10

Public/Private Collaboration to Maximize Statewide Impacts for Job Creation and Business Expansion NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Governor Phil Bredesen and Commissioner Matt Kisber, Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, announced today the launch of a new $25 million Tennessee Small Business Jobs Opportunity Fund offering loans to small businesses in all 95 Tennessee counties. The

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State providing $50M in energy-efficiency loans – Nashville Post, 08/25/2010

Pathway Lending to run program that could reduce a building’s total stress on grid by a quarter The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development today announced a new $50 million energy efficiency loan program to help Tennessee businesses finance the purchase of energy-efficient technology, energy retrofits and renewable energy systems. “Our goal is to

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Small businesses need more support – Knoxville News Sentinel, 07/04/2010

In honor of the Fourth of July holiday, let’s consider what it takes for small business – the real backbone of the national economy – to be truly independent. Independence comes with access to capital. Small-business owners need capital to expand, to create jobs, to create new businesses. However, community banks – traditionally a primary

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