Tag: Austin

PeopleFund Welcomes Gustavo Lasala as President & CEO

Financial Services veteran to join nonprofit small business lender Austin, Texas – PeopleFund is pleased to announce Gustavo Lasala as the organization’s incoming President & Chief Executive Officer, joining the organization October 1st. Current leader Gary Lindner will transition to a Senior Advisor role, providing close counsel and strategic guidance. A seasoned…

Financial Services veteran to join nonprofit small business lender Austin, Texas – PeopleFund is pleased to announce Gustavo Lasala as the organization’s incoming President & Chief Executive Officer, joining the organization October 1st. Current leader Gary Lindner will transition to a Senior Advisor role, providing close counsel and strategic guidance. A seasoned…

Intern Welcome – Eunji Choi

Eunji Choi recently joined the PeopleFund family as a part of the KoreaWEST Fellowship. She assists with marketing research and strategy, producing videos for the website and educational events. She majored in Creative Advertising at the Seoul Institute of the Arts. As a student, Eunji studied all aspects of effective advertising techniques and worked in various fields…

Eunji Choi recently joined the PeopleFund family as a part of the KoreaWEST Fellowship. She assists with marketing research and strategy, producing videos for the website and educational events. She majored in Creative Advertising at the Seoul Institute of the Arts. As a student, Eunji studied all aspects of effective advertising techniques and worked in various fields…

Celebrate Woman Entrepreneurs with PeopleSpring

By Mariana Caldas On May 31st, PeopleFund will host its annual People Spring event in Austin. This event is a wonderful networking opportunity and leadership event for aspiring female entrepreneurs. PeopleSpring allows participants to learn about financing opportunities and gain insight from female entrepreneurs in the Austin area. Those who attend will…

By Mariana Caldas On May 31st, PeopleFund will host its annual People Spring event in Austin. This event is a wonderful networking opportunity and leadership event for aspiring female entrepreneurs. PeopleSpring allows participants to learn about financing opportunities and gain insight from female entrepreneurs in the Austin area. Those who attend will…

PeopleFund Welcomes Korea WEST Fellows

Written by Sooyeon Lim Hyunjeong and Sooyeon joined the PeopleFund in December 2017, each as an Accounting intern and a Marketing intern. They are fellows from South Korea, who are participants of ‘Korea WEST’ program. (The ‘Korea WEST’ exchange program, which is supported by Korea Ministry of Education, provides South Korean university…

Written by Sooyeon Lim Hyunjeong and Sooyeon joined the PeopleFund in December 2017, each as an Accounting intern and a Marketing intern. They are fellows from South Korea, who are participants of ‘Korea WEST’ program. (The ‘Korea WEST’ exchange program, which is supported by Korea Ministry of Education, provides South Korean university…

Bloom Lab Member Highlight: Cider Spoon Stories

Jess Hagemann has always had a love of words. As a child, she used to write greeting cards for friends and family. In university, Jess studied Biology but quickly found that her favorite part of her degree was writing the lab reports. She changed her academic path to reflect her passion for…

Jess Hagemann has always had a love of words. As a child, she used to write greeting cards for friends and family. In university, Jess studied Biology but quickly found that her favorite part of her degree was writing the lab reports. She changed her academic path to reflect her passion for…

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PeopleFund Receives an AARP Foundation Grant

PeopleFund is among 32 community-based organizations selected to receive funds to help older adults build the skills to work for themselves Austin – AARP Foundation has awarded a grant to PeopleFund to conduct Work for [email protected]+℠ workshops in Austin, Houston, and Dallas. This national grant initiative is designed to help vulnerable older…

PeopleFund is among 32 community-based organizations selected to receive funds to help older adults build the skills to work for themselves Austin – AARP Foundation has awarded a grant to PeopleFund to conduct Work for [email protected]+℠ workshops in Austin, Houston, and Dallas. This national grant initiative is designed to help vulnerable older…

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PeopleFund Client Feature: Multicultural Refugee Coalition

By John Macapagal Making it through a stringent and exhaustive refugee screening process is just one of the hurdles refugees have to face. They are confronted with many obstacles that keep them from having a smooth transition to a new country. Economic, cultural, and language barriers are just some of the impediments that…

By John Macapagal Making it through a stringent and exhaustive refugee screening process is just one of the hurdles refugees have to face. They are confronted with many obstacles that keep them from having a smooth transition to a new country. Economic, cultural, and language barriers are just some of the impediments that…

Bank of America Supports Austin Community For Giving Tuesday

Bank of America Invests $978,000 in Austin Organizations Supporting Workforce Development, Community Initiatives and Basic Needs Grants help individuals, families and businesses access food, emergency shelter, critical job training and education support and locate affordable housing AUSTIN, Texas – This #GivingTuesday, a global day of helping those in need, Bank of America…

Bank of America Invests $978,000 in Austin Organizations Supporting Workforce Development, Community Initiatives and Basic Needs Grants help individuals, families and businesses access food, emergency shelter, critical job training and education support and locate affordable housing AUSTIN, Texas – This #GivingTuesday, a global day of helping those in need, Bank of America…

Holiday Gift Guide

By Noelle Darilek Check out these holiday gift ideas featuring various PeopleFund clients from each of our markets! Austin Looking for that perfect holiday gift to give? Shower family and friends with sweets and treats from some of our favorite clients! Lonestar Delights: A tin of this delicious hand-popped kettle corn is the…

By Noelle Darilek Check out these holiday gift ideas featuring various PeopleFund clients from each of our markets! Austin Looking for that perfect holiday gift to give? Shower family and friends with sweets and treats from some of our favorite clients! Lonestar Delights: A tin of this delicious hand-popped kettle corn is the…

PeopleFund Supports Local Food Pantry

By Noelle Darilek This holiday season, the PeopleFund staff has helped donate to the Bastrop Food Pantry. The donation drive was organized by PeopleFund’s Lending Support Officer Preston Anderson, who encouraged the staff at PeopleFund to donate food. Overall 84 pounds of food, which will serve a total of 67 meals, was…

By Noelle Darilek This holiday season, the PeopleFund staff has helped donate to the Bastrop Food Pantry. The donation drive was organized by PeopleFund’s Lending Support Officer Preston Anderson, who encouraged the staff at PeopleFund to donate food. Overall 84 pounds of food, which will serve a total of 67 meals, was…