Insights for
Minority Business Owners


You are important to your community and you are important to us, and we’re here to help you be the best business owner you can be.  

PNC Support for Minority-Owned Businesses

Our Mission is to deliver products, solutions, and resources that will help to enable financial wellness of emerging businesses within our minority communities through dedicated bankers, advocacy partners, and technology that will help empower, educate, and accelerate entrepreneurial growth and success.

Marshalynn Odneal, National Sales Executive for Minority Business

 

Marshalynn leads the design and implementation of financial solutions that set up minority-owned businesses for effective growth, development and sustainability. She will partner closely with PNC’s Corporate Responsibility Group and our Regional Presidents, to help ensure that PNC’s goal of financial wellness for all business clients is achievable today and into the future.

$26.5 Billion

Planned loan originations to small businesses in LMI communities, majority-minority census tracts, businesses with less than $1 million in revenue and small farms as part of a total $88 Billion Community Benefits Plan.

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"In recognition of small businesses as the lifeblood of the U.S. economy and the critical role that they play in creating wealth and ensuring more diverse and inclusive communities, PNC plans to originate at least $26.5 billion in loans to small LMI, minority-, women- and veteran-owned businesses from 2022 through 2025."


— Richard Bynum, Chief Corporate
Responsibility Officer for PNC

A Commitment to Diversity

Running Your Business

PNC Supplier Diversity Program Welcomes New Participants

Minority-owned, women-owned and small businesses are discovering new opportunities to compete through corporate supplier diversity programs.

5 min read

Running Your Business

Women Who Achieve: Glenesa Swann and Frenchette Rosemond

The co-owners of Tooney Town Early Learning Center are committed to supporting children, families and the communities they serve.

3 min read

Running Your Business

Black Owned Businesses: Covid-19 Impacts and Economic Outlook

We brought together a panel of experienced speakers from within PNC as well as a business owner and her banker to discuss this situation impacting many businesses today.

61:28 min video

Gain Market Insight

Video Interview: The Growing Importance of Diversity and Inclusion

Richard Bynum, Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer at PNC, spoke with Pensions & Investments about the importance of diversity and inclusion.

25:16 min video

Manage Business Finances

Why Including “Enabled” Employees is Good for Business

An intentional push toward hiring and developing employees with disabilities can strengthen teams, performance and innovative thinking.

7 min read

Gain Market Insight

The Road to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Is Paved with Action

We discuss constructing portfolios with a DEI lens: Is there diversity at every level of a company? Promotion and retention of diverse employees?

13 min read

Businesses Getting Started

Manage Business Finances

FINANCE 101: Fast Tips to Keep the Cash Flowing

Whether you understand how a P&L works or need an intro to your balance sheet, these tips can help you run your business smoothly.

3 min read

Manage Business Finances

Finding a Financial Mentor

Understanding the economics of a small business can be daunting. A financial mentor can help you make sense of it all. Check out this video to see how.

2:21 min video

Growing Your Business

Lessons from Entrepreneurs on Risk, Failure, and Self-confidence

Discover the personality traits of typical entrepreneurs, and which common characteristics can improve their chance of business success.

2 min read

Manage Business Finances

Separating Business & Personal Finances for Success

Find out how to save time and money by creating transparency within your business. You and your accountant will be grateful come tax season!

3 min read

Manage Business Finances

Establishing Credit Early - 3 Guiding Principles

Learn three guiding principles for building your credit history early, before you need it, so it's well-established when you do.

2 min read

Manage Business Finances

A Guide to SBA Loans

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) can help be the difference-maker in getting the money your business needs.

3 min read

Businesses Ready to Grow

Growing Your Business

Will it fly? Evaluating new ideas for your business

Your desk is piled with innovative ideas that could lift your company's cash flow to the next level. How can a business owner tell the difference?

2 min read

Running Your Business

Understanding the Four Stages of Your Sales Funnel

It's important to understand the four different stages of the sales funnel — and know how to reach customers at each stage.

2 min read

Running Your Business

Why Businesses Should Offer More Ways to Pay

From traditional cash and checks, to credit and debit cards, to e-payments, customers enjoy a growing range of choices when it comes to payments.

2 min read

Manage Business Finances

How to Avoid Outgrowing Your Financial Practices

Need a financial-health checkup? Erika Napoletano sheds some light on routine financial-process reviews to make sure you’re staying on track.

3 min read

Growing Your Business

Should I Grow My Business?

You may find your business at a crossroads — should you expand or stay put? Break down the details that can help you decide which path to take.

2 min read

Business Planning

All You Need to Know About Small Business Succession Planning

Did you know that most small business owners don’t have a succession plan? Take steps today to ensure your company remains with your family.

4 min read

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