Lunch and Learn event to explore business financing

The next Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce lunch and learn, held every other Friday, will cover "Understanding the Mind of Your Banker."

  • Monday, October 24, 2016 11:30am
  • Business

The next Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce lunch and learn, held every other Friday, will cover “Understanding the Mind of Your Banker.”

The event, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28 at Snoqualmie City Hall, is free to attend. Participants are welcome to bring a sack lunch.

The workshop will be an overview of bank commercial lending with a focus on the things bankers look for to qualify a business for financing.

Presenter Ron Raport is the vice-president of business banking at Columbia Bank in Snohomish. He has more than 25 years of experience providing financing and banking services to small and medium-sized businesses in the Puget Sound region, with particular expertise in operating lines of credit, equipment financing, commercial real estate loans, SBA 7(a) and 504 loans and business acquisition financing.

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