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PeopleFund congratulates two PeopleVet graduates on their recognition in Veterepreneur magazine

By Zach Mayer The June 2014 issue of Veterepreneur features successful PeopleVet partners and graduates Charmane Sellers and Marylyn Harris. Sellers is President of ALEON Properties Inc., a commercial residential and government construction firm. Harris is President of Harrland Healthcare Consulting, a healthcare management consulting firm in Houston. Both women completed PeopleFund’s…

By Zach Mayer The June 2014 issue of Veterepreneur features successful PeopleVet partners and graduates Charmane Sellers and Marylyn Harris. Sellers is President of ALEON Properties Inc., a commercial residential and government construction firm. Harris is President of Harrland Healthcare Consulting, a healthcare management consulting firm in Houston. Both women completed PeopleFund’s…

PeopleVET San Marcos Kicks Off

By Zach Mayer, Development & Communications Intern PeopleFund started the 2nd PeopleVET veteran education curriculum of 2014 in San Marcos last evening. Held at the Central Texas Medical Center, PeopleVET welcomed 24 area veterans to the innovative lending and learning curriculum. This is the first time a PeopleFund curriculum was held in San Marcos,…

By Zach Mayer, Development & Communications Intern PeopleFund started the 2nd PeopleVET veteran education curriculum of 2014 in San Marcos last evening. Held at the Central Texas Medical Center, PeopleVET welcomed 24 area veterans to the innovative lending and learning curriculum. This is the first time a PeopleFund curriculum was held in San Marcos,…

Client Feature – Cupcake and a Smile

By Becca Divine Davis, Education and Training Coordinator Sharndell Lowe-Aitch has long been known as a baker by those around her. After years of encouragement from friends and family, Sharndell opened Cupcake and a Smile in the fall of 2011. For the first couple of years, Sharndell operated solely as a catering…

By Becca Divine Davis, Education and Training Coordinator Sharndell Lowe-Aitch has long been known as a baker by those around her. After years of encouragement from friends and family, Sharndell opened Cupcake and a Smile in the fall of 2011. For the first couple of years, Sharndell operated solely as a catering…

Bank of America & PeopleFund in Dallas/Ft. Worth

Bank of America recently announced a generous grant to PeopleFund to fund its lending programs and financial education to empower small business owners, create jobs and helping entrepreneurs achieve the American dream in greater Dallas/Ft. Worth. PeopleFund will lend $4,261,700 to 117 clients, create 355 jobs and conduct 6,000 hours of business…

Bank of America recently announced a generous grant to PeopleFund to fund its lending programs and financial education to empower small business owners, create jobs and helping entrepreneurs achieve the American dream in greater Dallas/Ft. Worth. PeopleFund will lend $4,261,700 to 117 clients, create 355 jobs and conduct 6,000 hours of business…

SBA 7A Loans Reach $100 Million Mark

The Small Business Administration Community Advantage Pilot Program hit a major milestone this week- they reached the $100 million mark. Community Advantage (CA) reached this milestone over three years after the initiative to increase lending to underserved communities was launched in February 2011. Community Advantage was designed as a three-year pilot program aimed…

The Small Business Administration Community Advantage Pilot Program hit a major milestone this week- they reached the $100 million mark. Community Advantage (CA) reached this milestone over three years after the initiative to increase lending to underserved communities was launched in February 2011. Community Advantage was designed as a three-year pilot program aimed…

PeopleFund Intern Welcome – Antara Palit

By Antara Palit, Development & Communications Intern My name is Antara Palit and I am currently a rising senior at the Hockaday School. I have lived in Dallas for 5 years, and before that I lived in California where I was born. My hobbies include reading, singing, dancing and watching movies. I…

By Antara Palit, Development & Communications Intern My name is Antara Palit and I am currently a rising senior at the Hockaday School. I have lived in Dallas for 5 years, and before that I lived in California where I was born. My hobbies include reading, singing, dancing and watching movies. I…

PeopleFund Intern Welcome – Zach Mayer

By Zach Mayer, Development & Communications Intern I have been told a career without a good education, prior internship experience and a good network of connections is a mediocre one at best. Thankfully my future career will be greatly benefitted by this internship with PeopleFund. I decided after graduation from Texas State…

By Zach Mayer, Development & Communications Intern I have been told a career without a good education, prior internship experience and a good network of connections is a mediocre one at best. Thankfully my future career will be greatly benefitted by this internship with PeopleFund. I decided after graduation from Texas State…

PeopleFund Intern Welcome – Chelsea Johnson

By Chelsea Johnson, Development & Communications Intern Hi!My name is Chelsea Johnson and I am currently a student at Texas Tech University! I love my school and I am proud to be a Texas Tech Red Raider. I used to be a nursing major, but I later realized that my passion IS…

By Chelsea Johnson, Development & Communications Intern Hi!My name is Chelsea Johnson and I am currently a student at Texas Tech University! I love my school and I am proud to be a Texas Tech Red Raider. I used to be a nursing major, but I later realized that my passion IS…