Erika Hersh of PeopleFund
In this episode, Hall T. Martin conducts an interview with Erika Hersh of PeopleFund. PeopleFund provides small business loans as well as business assistance and education to people with otherwise limited access to such resources. Since being founded in east Austin in 1994 as Austin Community Development Corporation, PeopleFund’s financial and educational assistance has helped create thousands of jobs and empowered an even greater number of Texans on a path to financial stability and independence. PeopleFund is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) and operates as a non-profit 501(c)(3) serving all of Texas. Hall and Erika talk about her start in the banking world and her background. They also speak a little about what type of business PeopleFund works with and their criteria. Erika also shares some success stories that she has worked with.
You can find PeopleFund at https://peoplefund.org/
Erika can be reached on LinkedIN at https://www.linkedin.com/in/erika-hersh
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