Previously Recorded NFIB Webinar
Wednesday, May 20th at 12pm ET

Small Business and COVID-19: PPP Loan Forgiveness Explained and Other Questions Answered


The Treasury Department and Small Business Administration released much-anticipated forgiveness application and guidelines for businesses who obtained a Paycheck Protection Program loan. This week NFIB’s Holly Wade and Beth Milito will be joined by banking expert Colin Barrett, President/CEO of the Tennessee Bankers Association, to discuss how to avoid running afoul of PPP loan forgiveness rules, how to complete the forgiveness application, and other practical advice that businesses can use to get employees back to work and resume operations safely.

Like every NFIB Weekly Webinar Briefing, this week’s event will deliver valuable insights and practical advice from Holly and Beth on things small businesses need to consider to move forward in a Covid-19 world.

Holly, Beth, and Colin will also take time to answer your questions live during Q&A. You can submit questions to


About the Speakers:



Elizabeth Milito
Senior Executive Counsel, Legal Foundation, NFIB

Beth Milito is responsible for managing litigation and amicus work for NFIB. She has testified before Congress, federal agencies, and state legislatures on the small business impact of labor and employment issues. Ms. Milito assists businesses facing employment discrimination charges, wage and hour claims, wrongful termination lawsuits, and in most other areas of human resources law. She is a frequent media spokesperson on employment and labor matters.


Holly Wade
Director, NFIB Research Center

Holly Wade is the director of research and policy analysis for NFIB, where she conducts original research and studies public policy effects on small businesses. She produces NFIB’s monthly Small Business Economic Trends survey and surveys on topics related to small business operations. Holly is also a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association for Business Economics (NABE). She has undergraduate degrees in Political Science and Sociology from the University of Washington, and a Masters of Public Policy from the University of Denver.


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