Wells Fargo, America’s #1 small business lender, sponsors two awards with the USHCC recognizing Latino business owners; Applications due July 21, 2008
For more than ten years, Wells Fargo has joined with the USHCC through its Latino Business Services program to honor and support Latino business owners. Latino Business Services, established in 1997, offers outreach and education to help Latino business owners increase their access to capital and other financial services. Since the program’s inception, Wells Fargo has loaned more than $4.7 billion to thousands of Latino business owners nationwide and has a goal to lend $5 billion by 2010.
For more information and to download an award application, visit www.wellsfargo.com/biz/latino. For more information about the USHCC convention or other USHCC awards, visit www.ushcc.com. Entries must be postmarked by July 21, 2008.
About Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified financial services company with $595 billion in assets, providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage and consumer finance through almost 6,000 stores and the internet (wellsfargo.com) across North America and internationally. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. is the only bank in the U.S., and one of only two banks worldwide, to have the highest credit rating from both Moody’s Investors Service, “Aaa,” and Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, “AAA".
Wells Fargo is America’s #1 small business lender in total dollar volume according to the most recent Community Reinvestment Act data (2006) and the #1 SBA 7a bank lender in total dollar volume. Wells Fargo has loaned close to $36 billion to women, African American, Latino and Asian business owners since 1995. For more information, speak with a Wells Fargo banker, visit wellsfargo.com/biz or call the National Business Banking Center at 1-800-CALL-WELLS.
About the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Founded in 1979, the USHCC actively promotes the economic growth and development of Hispanic entrepreneurs and represents the interests of more than 2.5 million Hispanic-owned businesses in the United States that generate more than $380 billion annually. It also serves as the umbrella organization for 200 local Hispanic chambers in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico, Bolivia and Uruguay.