Latinx Business Owners have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. Join the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity for a discussion on financial resources for Latinx owned businesses.

                Tuesday, September 15th, 9am – 10am


Thursday, September 17th, 9am – 10am (En Español)



Diana Alfaro, Latino Business Development Manager, Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) – Office of Minority Economic Empowerment (OMEE)


• Fernanda Pedraza-Schmitt, Branch Manager, Springfield, IL Branch Office, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
• Susana Meza, Vice President, Community Impact Wintrust
• Manuel Flores, President and CEO, SOMERCOR
• Maggie Rivera, Owner of La Alcancia and La Michoacána Sabrosa