Mass Growth Capital Corporation Announces Two New Employees To Enhance Economic Assistance and Outreach to Small Businesses
BOSTON - Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation (MGCC) today announced the hiring of two employees to their team. The new hires will enhance MGCC’s efforts to support small businesses across the Commonwealth, with a focus on economic assistance to minorities, women and veteran owned companies, especially those in Gateway Cities and low to moderate communities.
“Over the past two years we have responded to the pandemic’s impact on small businesses with new programs, partnerships, and financial assistance. The number of businesses in need are immense, and we continue to grow our team to provide MA small businesses with direct advice and support. We are excited to announce that Mark Drew and Adam Keiser are all working to help local businesses recover from the pandemic.” said Larry Andrews, President of MGCC.
Mark Drew, Senior Loan Officer
With 17 years of experience in commercial lending and banking, Mark identifies companies in Greater Boston that are in need of financial assistance, originates small business loans and manages all phases of the lending function, including loan closings and subsequent portfolio management, review and reporting. Mark lives in Stoneham and has served as a Board Member of the MetroWest YMCA and the Stoneham Boys & Girls Club.
Adam Keiser, Senior Commercial Credit Officer
Adam reviews the financial strength of current and prospective borrowers and will act as a liaison to small business owners for financial advice or assistance. He brings 12 years of experience to the position, working in credit at regional banks in New England and Colorado. Adam graduated from the University of Vermont with a B.S. in Economics and minor in Political Science, followed by the MBA program with a concentration in Finance at UMASS Lowell. He lives in Tewksbury.
About Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation
MGCC is a quasi-public corporation of the Commonwealth working to create and preserve jobs at small businesses, women and minority owned businesses, and to promote economic development in Gateway Cities and low and moderate income communities. MGCC is a central state resource that offers working capital, loan guarantees, and targeted technical assistance to solve specific financial and operational problems for local businesses. MGCC works with traditional financial institutions to make challenging loans bankable, working with community development corporations and other non-profits to provide financing for job-producing projects, and assisting a wide range of small businesses find the growth capital they require. For more information, visit www.EmpoweringSmallBusiness.org, follow us on Twitter @MassGCC and LinkedIn, and subscribe to our email list.