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Address

Mailing Address:

Office of Economic Development
600 East Fourth Street
2nd Floor - Suite 226
Charlotte, NC 28202

Office Location:

600 East Fourth Street
2nd Floor - Suite 226
Charlotte, NC 28202

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

Monica Grier
Administrative Support Coordinator
980-314-2941

Small Business Lending and Credit Coaching

 

This program assists small businesses in Mecklenburg County preparing for and accessing financing that makes good economic and business sense. This program works in collaboration with financial institutions, technical assistance providers and other leveraging partners to help grow a diverse range of businesses in our community.

Mission: Mecklenburg County’s Business Lending & Credit Coaching seeks to stimulate business investment, create and retain jobs, and provide increased opportunities for small businesses to obtain the capital they need to be successful.

Typical Services

The services may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Conduct a global financial assessment of the business and owner 
  • Help develop a credit building program for Entrepreneurs 
  • Work with business owners to fine tune business plans and financial projections 
  • Help identify and evaluate risks inherent to client’s industry, and perform analysis of management, strategies, and goals 
  • Assist business owners and entrepreneurs to find financing
    that fits their needs and aligns with the financial institution’s lending objectives

View a list of helpful business resources.
Contact: Fred Atiemo
Email: fred.atiemo@mecknc.gov
Phone704-534-3442
Download Intake Form

 "I met Fred Atiemo of the Office of Economic Development through Commissioner Leake's Business Consortium and he has been a great help to me and my business. I encourage small business owners to engage the County's Office of Economic Development; the staff is knowledgeable, supportive and helpful. "

- Bess Hurdle, Owner of Bless Hurr Soil













Address

Mailing Address:

Office of Economic Development
600 East Fourth Street
2nd Floor - Suite 226
Charlotte, NC 28202

Office Location:

600 East Fourth Street
2nd Floor - Suite 226
Charlotte, NC 28202

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

Monica Grier
Administrative Support Coordinator
980-314-2941

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