Don't miss the latest news from ACE!
View this email in your browser

ACE Atlanta Satellite Location
Grand Opening a Success!

Pictured L-R: Mary & Antionette Ball of WEOP, Vonda Echols of ACE, Keitra Bates of Marddy's Kitchen and Sandy Headley, ACE Vice President

We announced the opening of our Atlanta satellite office and a community partnership with the Women's Entrepreneurial Opportunity Project, Inc. (WEOP) at a reception on February 23. ACE's Director of Community Outreach and Business Lending, Vonda Echols, will meet and work with clients at the new WEOP location.   Fox 5's Dana Fowle was also on hand to interview Sandy Headley, ACE VP, and Kietra Bates, ACE client. READ MORE

Ann Stallard Speaks at
ACE HPG Spring Luncheon

Senior Advisor with the Oxford Center for Entrepreneurs, Ann Stallard, described her leadership lessons as "pearls" to pass on to others at our recent WISE High Performing Group (HPG) Spring Luncheon held at Fifth Third Bank.

Golden Opportunity for Women Entrepreneurs

Susan Nethero and Golden Seeds, one of the largest angel investment firms in the country dedicated to funding women-owned businesses, has announced Atlanta Office Hours. This is your chance to learn more about angel capital funding and find out when it is a good time to pursue a raise from Golden Seeds.

The next sessions are coming up March 16 and April 12.

We're ramping up our social media outreach and want to stay in touch with you! Please take a moment to connect with ACE on your favorite social platform.
ACE Client Spotlight:
Melissa Loggins, Music Authority 
One of the Top 100 Music Stores in the World for two years running, Music Authority in Cumming has been a cornerstone in the North Georgia music scene for more than a decade. Owner Melissa Loggins and her husband Andrew came to ACE for a loan to build an expansion with new studios and a performance venue, The Backroom. Melissa also benefited from ACE's coaching and business connections. To find out how ACE helped Music Authority grow and how we can help your business READ MORE

ACE Presented with
Mission Based Lender Award

Rosemarie Drake, newly appointed Georgia Deputy District Director of SBA, presented ACE with the "Mission Based Lender" Award for Fiscal Year 2016! Anthony Flack accepted the award on behalf of ACE at the Southeastern Small Business Lenders Conference last week.

Tory Burch Program Offers Reduced
Interest Rate for
Women Entrepreneurs

In honor of Women's history Month, ACE would like to highlight our partnership with the Tory Burch Foundation. In place since April 2016, support from the Tory Burch Foundation through Bank of America allows ACE to provide loans at reduced interest rates for women entrepreneurs.
WBC Services and Access to Capital
Enjoy free one-on-one business consultation!
March 23, 6-7:30pm, Norcross
Limited Capacity, Registration Required 
Register Now
DreamBuilder: A Brand New Tool for WBC Clients
This online training tool takes you through all the steps of starting and growing your business. Register today to start using DreamBuilder!
Register Now
Securing Capital to Grow Your Business
In partnership with SCORE, we'll teach you to become a more savvy borrower.
March 23, 9am-noon, Norcross
Register Now
Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce & ACE co-host Speed Coaching!
This popular event always sells out! Get mega business advice in 20-minute segments.
May 2, 5-8:30pm
Register Now
City of Atlanta Minority Certification Workshop
This hands-on workshop in partnership with GHCA and LACC is presented by the Office of Contract Compliance.
March 29, 6-9pm
Buford Highway
Register Now
At ACE WBC, we empower women, minority and low-to-moderate income entrepreneurs!
WBC Events
Apply Online
Get Business Advice
Make a Donation

ACE is a US Treasury-certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) which provides loans and business consulting services to help its borrowers create and grow stable, sustainable businesses. Since 2000, ACE has made more than $37 million in loans to more than 725 small businesses, helping create or retain approximately 6,200 jobs for Georgians.

Copyright © 2017 ACE, All rights reserved.

Our Locations:

3173 Hwy 129 North, Cleveland, GA 30528

84 Peachtree St, NE, Suite 8D, Atlanta, GA 30303

ACE Women's Business Center - 10 College St, NW, Norcross, GA 30071

Want to change how you receive these emails?
You can update your preferences or unsubscribe from this list