Since 2005, Hilda Kennedy, founder of AmPac Business Capital, has been providing access to capital for businesses at all stages of growth. As a nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) and Small Business Administration (SBA) micro lender, AmPac has provided more than half a BILLION dollars in the last 16 years, serving numerous small businesses with PPP loans and grants during the pandemic. A growing and richly diverse organization, AmPac employs 21 professionals from across the state who passionately seek to serve small businesses from cradle to legacy.
Recently named NAWBO California 2021 Propel Woman Business Owner of the Year, Hilda is a leader dedicated to continual personal and professional growth. A graduate of UC Berkeley with a
postgraduate fellowship from the Coro Foundation in New York, she has also completed the Goldman Sach’s CEO Cohort in Long Beach, and the Wells Fargo Academy for non-profit leaders. Hilda has also completed master’s coursework with the University of San Francisco. She has been honored with many recognitions including being selected Woman of the Year by U.S.Congresswoman Judy Chu.
“Upon starting AmPac I had a vision to uplift communities, strengthen families, and advance entrepreneurial dreams, and now over 15 years later I think our team has achieved that. I can’t wait to see what the next 15 years brings.” – Hilda Kennedy
Meet Hilda Kennedy and learn about her journey from the City of Inglewood Mayor’s Office as its Chief of Staff to the White House where she served underserved communities as part of the SBA Council.
Join us at 10:30 am for our lively Morning Connect! Grab your coffee and meet other women business owners from across the state in small group breakout sessions.