This session will provide guidance for NYC businesses interested in applying for loans and grants. In addition to providing an overview of available funding options, there will be a discussion on tips to consider before taking on debt.
Executive Director - NYC Department of Small Business Services
Accessing Loans and Grants for Small Businesses
About Sherri Lane
Sherri Lane is the Executive Director of Capital Access & Center Operations for the NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS). SBS?s mission is to unlock economic potential and create economic security for all New Yorkers by connecting New Yorkers to good jobs, creating stronger businesses, and building thriving neighborhoods. Sherri oversees the City?s network of Business Solutions Centers which provide free services to entrepreneurs and business owners in all boroughs. She also oversees SBS?s Capital Access program which includes managing multiple funds that aim to reduce the financing barriers for business owners. Before joining SBS, Sherri was a management consultant and she began her career as a small business lender. She earned her MBA from NYU Stern School of Business.