The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act provides a number of resources for small businesses and non-profits during COVID-19 including $659 billion in funding available via the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
Join representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Washington Small Business Development Center (SBDC) as they review the new funding opportunities including the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans, the SBA Debt Relief and Express Bridge Loans.
Bellevue Chamber & OneRedmond
Ellie He 何超
Certified Business Advisor 商务顾问
Ellie He 是经华盛顿州 SBDC 认证的商务顾问 （CBA）、经NASIBTE 认证的国际贸易专业人士 （CGBP）。她拥有多元化的背景，在公共和私营部门以及小企业和大公司都有丰富的经验，包括在高盖茨国际律师事务所的全球业务发展团队中任职七年。作为华盛顿州SBDC的商务顾问，Ellie为西雅图地区的中小企业服务，她还帮助华盛顿州西部各地的中小企业发展他们的出口业务。Ellie 拥有宾夕法尼亚州立大学的工商管理硕士学位，并熟练掌握中英文。
Ellie He is a Washington Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Certified Business Advisor (CBA) and a NASIBTE Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP). She has a diverse background with experience in both the public and private sectors and with both small businesses and large corporations, including seven years on the global business development team of K&L Gates, an international law firm. In her business advisor’s role at Washington SBDC, Ellie serves the Seattle area. She also helps businesses across Western Washington grow their export business. Ellie holds an MBA from Pennsylvania State University and is bilingual in English and Mandarin.
Ruth Qi 祁媛
Covid-19 Response Team Member for Business Impact NW 新冠疫情服务咨询小组 西北影响力商业服务组织
Ms. Qi graduated from the Tianjin Foreign Studies University in China in 1997 with a B.A. in International Business and English. She then attended law school at University of Maine School of Law and received her J.D. in 2006. After law school, Ms. Qi completed a one year clerkship with Judge Fred Torrisi of the Alaska Superior Court.
Upon the completion of her clerkship in 2007, Ms. Qi continued her career with the public sectors with the State of Washington. For over seven years, she worked as the Contract and Procurement Officer with the State Investment Board. In 2018, Ms. Qi went into private practice where she worked with small and medium businesses, providing legal advice as general counsel on issues ranging from business formation, business transactions, contracts, employment, immigration and corporate governance. Ms. Qi has been an active volunteer providing pro bono legal assistance and consultation to individuals and businesses, especially those who are underserved and underrepresented communities of immigrants and minorities. Ms. Qi joined Business Impact NW as a COVID-19 Response Team Member to provide business consulting and coaching for small businesses affected by the Coronavirus crisis in May 2020.