Press Release: Pathway Lending Names Ellen Hackett Chief Commercial Credit Officer

New Senior Role Oversees Commercial Credit Portfolio, Supports Regional Market Expansion NASHVILLE (July 8, 2020) – Pathway Lending, a nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) as designated by the U.S. Treasury Department, has named Ellen Hackett to its newly created chief commercial credit officer role. With considerable credit and lending expertise gained over three decades


Wells Fargo Awards Pathway Lending With $343,000 For COVID Recovery

Pathway Lending is one of nearly 1,000 nonprofits nationwide awarded funds by the Wells Fargo Foundation to support businesses and communities impacted by COVID-19. With a grant of $343,000, Pathway Lending will expand its efforts to address immediate and longer-term needs for small businesses across Tennessee. COVID-19 interrupted businesses seemingly overnight and Pathway Lending understands


Press Release: Pathway Lending Secures $150,000 Regions Foundation Grant for Tornado Recovery Response

Proceeds Support Expanded Advisory and Educational Services and Small Business Rapid Recovery Loans Up to $50,000 for Storm-Impacted Small Businesses in Middle Tennessee NASHVILLE (April 23, 2020) – Pathway Lending, a nonprofit community development financial institution (CDFI) designated by the U.S. Treasury, announced the Regions Foundation has awarded Pathway a $150,000 grant in support of


Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) at Pathway Lending Now Open in Nashville

The VBOC at Pathway Lending will offer free or low-cost in-depth training and counseling for transitioning service members to advance veteran entrepreneurship across Kentucky and Tennessee. NASHVILLE, TN – August 13, 2018 – Pathway Lending has just celebrated the grand opening of its Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC), which will provide focused entrepreneurship training and


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

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

Trump appoints Cint Gwin to Federal Community Development Advisory Board

Gwin Named to Federal Community Development Advisory Board

President Trump Appoints Pathway Lending President to Serve Four-Year Term on U.S. Treasury Department Community Development Advisory Board Clint Gwin, fourteen year president of Pathway Lending, will provide guidance as member of the Community Development Advisory Board of the U.S. Treasury Department’s CDFI Fund. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 5, 2017) – President Trump has appointed Tennessee small

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Pathway Lending wins $750,000 CDFI grant

September 28, 2016 – Pathway Lending has been awarded a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund). This award, made through the fiscal year (FY) 2016 rounds of the Community Development Financial Institutions Program, will allow Pathway Lending to increase its delivery of advisory services to businesses


Wells Fargo Awards Pathway Lending Diverse Community Capital Grant

Nashville Organization receives $1,350,000 from Wells Fargo to Support Diverse Small Businesses Pathway Lending one of 15 organizations nationwide to receive loan, grant funds as part of Diverse Community Capital program; Round two now open  NASHVILLE,Tenn., May 5, 2016 – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) Today announced it is providing $22.3 million in lending