Mar182015

Written Testimony of Alejandra Y. Castillo, National Director Minority Business Development Agency U.S. Department of Commerce Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship “Minority Access to Capital” Field Hearing March 16, 2015 Bowie State University Bowie, Maryland Introduction Good Morning Chairman Vitter, Ranking Member Cardin, and Members of the committee. I am...

Oct302014

REMARKS AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY October 29, 2014 Good evening and thank you CeFaan Kim for that kind introduction.  I bring you greetings on behalf of Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and the National Director of the Minority Business Development Agency, Alejandra Castillo – it is my personal pleasure to be here with you this evening. As a business owner in Seattle Washington for 15 years, I...