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Access to Capital

ATC: Breaking Down Barriers

Post Event Information - March 30th, 2022

On March 30, 2022, the IRV hosted a virtual Lending and Investment Webinar. Attendees explored strategies for successfully securing capital and learn about the various sources to secure investments. The borrower forum was postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date. The full recording is now avalaible. 



We would like to thank our presenters for taking the time to participate in the webinar. Below, you can find their contact information and important links from the webinar.


Farm Credit East

Stephen Clarke, Credit Representative

E: Stephen.clarke@farmcrediteast.com

O: 607.282.3003 Ext. 1731

C: 518.937.8496

Empire State Development, Strategic Business Division

Gio Holmquist, Director

E: Giovanni.holmquist@esd.ny.gov

O: 518-292-5203

C: 518-944-9779


Brian Bauer, Competitions Director

E: brian.bauer@cornell.edu

U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Rural Development

Robert Pestridge, Business and Cooperative Programs Specialist

Syracuse O: 315-477-6436

Cortland O: 607-218-3519

C: 585-613-5430