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Webinar on How to Maximize Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U. S. Virgin Islands – July 24, 2020 – The Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (VIEDA) will host a free, small business webinar titled, “Maximizing Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness” at 10AM on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. 

This webinar will be conducted via Zoom and livestream on Facebook at

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

During this webinar, the latest developments will be covered including:

  • Allowable expenditures under the PPP loan program
  • Documentation best practices
  • The importance of verification that spending meets PPP loan forgiveness requirements

This webinar will feature the following presenters and partners in informing the public of SBA funding available during COVID-19:

  • Wayne Huddleston, senior area manager, US Small Business Administration (SBA) – Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands division
  • Ted Gutierrez, state director, VI Small Business Development Center (VI SBDC)
  • Monique T. Samuel, acting director of Lending, VIEDA’s Economic Development Bank (EDB)

Moderating this week’s webinar will be Cusa Holloway, incubator program manager, VIEDA.

For more information, contact Shanell Petersen, VIEDA managing director, Marketing and Vision 2040 at

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