Event Will Bring Together SoCal Small Businesses with Lending Experts


Los Angeles, Calif. – (May 29, 2014) – Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp., the leading provider of credit building and credibility solutions for businesses, today announced its second event of the 2014 Access to Capital: Money to Mainstreet tour will be held in San Diego at the Marriott Marquis & Marina on Thursday, June 5th from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The one-day event will include a panel of lending experts that will discuss both traditional and alternative lending options, spotlight presentations on equity, crowdfunding and business credit, and one-on-one lender meetings where small business owners can meet with numerous lenders, legal experts, business resources, and advisors. 

Panels and presentations will feature local and national lending experts along with entrepreneurs who will share their funding stories.  Featured speakers include:


  • Daniel J. Adams, Wells Fargo
  • Valery Belloso, Accion
  • Chad Berkey, Tin Play
  • Amber Colley, Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp.
  • Ryan Foster, Mission Bay Pet Salon & Wash
  • Felena Hanson, HeraHub
  • Maria Hughes, SBA
  • James Hunt, Comerica
  • Susan Lamping, CDC Small Business Financing
  • Silvia Mah, Hera Labs
  • Steve Strauss, USA Today


Businesses attending will receive a free copy of their D&B® credit report and a copy of The Small Business Bible, by USA Today columnist and small business expert Steve Strauss.  Attendees will also have the opportunity to consult with a Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. certified Credit Advisor to prepare for their one-on-one lending appointments.  Lenders include:


  • Accion
  • Bank of America
  • California Bank & Trust
  • CDC Small Business Financing
  • Chase
  • City National
  • Comerica
  • Deal Struck
  • ForwardLine
  • FSW Funding
  • Innovative Lease Services
  • Silvergate
  • Union Bank
  • Vibra
  • Wells Fargo


According to Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management and Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp.’s Capital First Quarter 2014 Index Survey (PCA), nearly 70 percent of Southern California companies anticipate raising capital will be difficult within the next six months.

To register for the event and learn more, visit http://accesstocapital.com/sandiego-online/.


About Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp.

Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. is the leading provider of credit building and credibility solutions for businesses. The company helps businesses establish their credit with a D&B D-U-N-S ® Number and provides the only business credit solution available to companies looking to build, monitor, and impact their business credit and credibility. The company’s headquarters are in Los Angeles, CA with offices throughout the United States. For more information on the company, please visit www.DandB.com or follow the company on Twitter via @DandB.



Alexandra Gardell Kreuter

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Lauren Simpson

Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp.

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