NSBA Joins Forces with Non-Traditional Small-Business Lending Coalition

March 29, 2016

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Molly Day

Washington, D.C. –  The National Small Business Association ( NSBA President and CEO Todd McCracken, has agreed to serve on the Advisory Board for the Coalition for Responsible Business Finance (CRBF).  The coalition was officially launched today as an effort to advocate small business choice for alternative financing and lending options, led by long-time small business champion, Tom Sullivan.

“NSBA has worked with Tom Sullivan for 20-years on issues important to small business.  We are pleased Tom is now leading the effort to educate Congress on alternative small business lending and to raise the standards in the FinTech community.  I am pleased to serve on CRBF’s Advisory Board because our members will benefit from the coalition’s work.”  Todd McCracken

Banking and finance sectors have long advocated the value of their products and services for small business.  CRBF brings leading small business advocacy organizations like NSBA together with small lending and finance companies for a new effort of engagement with Capitol Hill and financial regulators.

FinTech entrepreneurs are opening new avenues for small employers who need capital.  CRBF is committed to working with responsible small-business borrowers by following CRBF’s Standards of Excellence, a set of best practices that establish an extremely high level of transparency and accountability.

For more on CRBF’s Standards of Excellence, the coalition’s Steering Committee, and CRBF’s Advisory Board, please visit www.ResponsibleFinance.com.

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