Community Economic Development Fund

Business Advisory Services for CEDF Borrowers

Jenn Avallone with Yawovi Simpini

Yawovi Simpini, owner of ArtFoodLive, LLC in Hartford and CEDF Business Advisor Jennifer Avallone discuss set up of the company’s new kitchen trailer.

CEDF Business Advisors serve our borrowers in the capacity of coach and relationship manager to help foster business growth and reduce risk to our organization. Regular contact with your business advisor is condition of all CEDF lending.

What assistance can you receive?

  • Advice on best practices in management, marketing, accounting/financial controls.
  • Help investigating, diagnosing or researching business problems and opportunities to identify paths to improved results.
  • Coaching on matters of leadership, accountability, action planning, idea generation, motivation, implementation, follow-up, time management, vision, and management of emotional components of business ownership.
  • In certain situations, assistance with implementation of technical advice.

Not sure which loan or educational service meets your need?

Please give us a call toll-free at 888-835-2333 or contact us online