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Field hearing about small business lending in Los Angeles

Featuring remarks from Director Cordray as well as testimony from community groups, industry representatives, and members of the public.


Los Angeles, CA

Japanese American National Museum, Central Hall 100 N. Central Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012


We held a field hearing on small business lending in Los Angeles. The hearing featured remarks from Director Cordray, as well as testimony from consumer groups, members of the public, and industry representatives, including:

  • Todd Hollander, Managing Director, Union Bank
  • Makini Howell, Executive Chef and Owner, Plum Restaurants, and Main Street Alliance Member 
  • Kate Larson, Director, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Elba Schildcrout, Director of Community Wealth, East Los Angeles Community Corporation
  • Josh Silver, Senior Advisor, National Community Reinvestment Coalition
  • Robert Villarreal, Senior Vice President, CDC Small Business Finance