Washington Business Report April 22, 2012

B. Doyle Mitchell, the president and CEO of Industrial Bank discusses the ability of African American small businesses to access capital. Mitchell discusses Industrial Bank and other community banks role in financing small businesses that larger lenders might overlook.

Roundtable members Jonathan Allen, Ernie Jarvis and Michael Smith discuss the vote in Congress on small business tax cuts, trends in commercial real estate, and the recovery of our region’s tech industry.

The roundtable continues with the effect of the GSA scandal on contractors who do government business.