United States Senator Maria Cantwell, D-Wash.., Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, held a field hearing Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at the Vancouver City Hall in Vancouver, Washington, entitled Capital Access for Main Street: Meeting Opportunities of Growth along the Lower Columbia.”   


When: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. PST

Where: Vancouver City Call, Council Chamber, 415 W. 6th Street, Vancouver, Washington



Witness List


Mr. Gregg Swanson

Vice President and Chief Lending Officer

Evergreen Business Capital

Bend, OR


Mr. Craig Chance

Senior Vice President – Community Financial Resources

Columbia Bank

Olympia, WA


Mr. Mike Bomar

Executive Director

Columbia River Economic Development Council

Vancouver, WA


Mr. Eric Sawyer

Vice Chair of the Board of Directors

Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce

Vancouver, WA


Ms. Amy O’Hara

Business Co-Owner

When the Shoe Fits

Vancouver, WA


Jessika Tantisook

Farm Keeper

Starvation Alley Farms

                                                                                                              Long Beach, WA