Assemblymember Brown Announces Participants at Select Committee Hearing
Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D-San Bernardino) announced the following speakers for the first hearing of the Assembly Select Committee on Small Business Financing and Development Opportunities: Executive Director Renee Webster-Hawkins, California Treasurer – California Capital Access Program; Executive Director Tim Rainey, California Workforce Investment Board; Administrator Kelly Reenders, County of San Bernardino Economic Development Agency; Director Sandra Harmsen, San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board; President and CEO Mike Gallo, Kelly Space Technology; and Executive Director Dr. Ernest Dowdy, San Bernardino Employment Training Agency.
The hearing was held October 4 at the San Bernardino Government Center and provided an opportunity for the committee to discuss small business financing opportunities, explore the small business climate in the Inland Empire and the state, and assess California’s small businesses’ unique challenges. Small business owners and the public will have an opportunity to address the panelists following panel presentations.
Additional participating members of the Assembly Select Committee on Small Business Financing and Development Opportunities included Assemblymembers Brian Nestande (R-Palm Desert) and Chris R. Holden (D-Pasadena).