SBIA Presents Congressman Kevin Yoder (R-KS) with Champion of Small Business Investing Award
October 2, 2018
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Small Business Investor Alliance
WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 2, 2018) – The Small Business Investor Alliance (SBIA), the leading association of lower middle market private equity funds and investors, today recognized Congressman Kevin Yoder (R-KS) for his support of small business investment and presented him with SBIA’s Champion of Small Business Investing Award. Representative Yoder is among a group of select Members of Congress whom SBIA is honoring in recognition of their support of investors in small business. 1100 H Street, N.W. Suite 1200 Washington, D.C. 20005 (202) 628-5055 SBIA.org “
Congressman Yoder has been an incredible advocate for investment in America’s small businesses through his support of the Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) program and Business Development Companies (BDCs),” said SBIA President Brett Palmer. “Small business investors empower growth and job creation across the country, and the legislative work of our Small Business Champions in Congress has been instrumental to facilitating greater capital access for America’s entrepreneurs.”
Presenting the Champion of Small Business Investing Award to Congressman Yoder was Mr. Jared Poland of C3 Capital Partners, Mr. Wes Hampp of Holleway Capital Partners, and Mr. Dave Harvey, CEO of SG360. The presentation was held at SG360, a small business located in Lenexa, Kansas.
SBICs provide critical growth capital to American small businesses to help them expand their operations and create jobs; they have invested more than $306 million in Kansas small businesses over the past 10 years.
About the Small Business Investor Alliance (SBIA)
The Small Business Investor Alliance (SBIA) is the premier organization of lower middle market private equity funds and investors. SBIA works on behalf of its members as a tireless advocate for policies that promote competitive markets and robust domestic investment for growing small businesses. SBIA has been playing a pivotal role in promoting the growth and vitality of the private equity industry for over 50 years. For more information, visit www.SBIA.org or call (202) 628-5055.