First Enterprise – Enterprise Loans Appoints New Executive Director

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Welcoming First Enterprise – Enterprise Loans’ New Executive Director, Daniel Carrico.

East Midlands-based, not-for-profit, finance lender is delighted to announce the appointment of its new Executive Director, Daniel Carrico.

Daniel has a wealth of experience within the financial services industry, having worked across the commercial, charity and social investment sectors.

The Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), First Enterprise – Enterprise Loans, provides government-backed business loans to entrepreneurs, SMEs, and Social Enterprises who are unable to borrow from traditional high street lenders.

First Enterprise – Enterprise Loans mission is to champion social inclusion for all ethnicities, with a particular emphasis on deprived communities and has so far supported thousands of businesses across the East Midlands and South East Midlands.

Hassan Ahmed, Executive Chairman of First Enterprise – Enterprise Loans Board of Directors, Commented:

‘With over 16 years of experience working with SMEs and Social Enterprises, Mr. Carrico brings a wealth of experience to his new role at First Enterprise – Enterprise Loans. We are truly fortunate to have a dynamic leader for this next stage of the company’s development “

Daniel Carrico, First Enterprise – Enterprise Loans, Executive Director, Commented:  

“I’m honoured to be joining First Enterprise – Enterprise Loans at such a critical time for the economy, and I look forward to working with the team to realise the enormous potential we have to support entrepreneurs, SMEs, and Social Enterprises throughout the region.”

“I’m committed to helping those businesses that have been unable to secure crucial start-up and growth funding from traditional high street lenders and will be working with the team to make it easier for businesses to access finance and bring new products and services to market that I believe will have a significant impact on the local economy”. 

“We are now poised for continued growth and new opportunities as we increase our support for businesses through the difficult economic situation”