Now that I am a Common Capital borrower, what happens next?

We actively engage with our borrowers to provide personalized assistance to help you address critical aspects of your business. Our talented staff and experienced business consultants can help you identify your businesses’ strengths and weaknesses and then work with you to implement steps to grow and improve your business operations.

Common Capital Business Assistance Coordinator: Kelly Tiedemann


Kelly has over fifteen years of experience working with small business owners providing assistance with basic finance and small business development.  She truly enjoys working with entrepreneurs through teaching, learning and collaborating to create long term success and lasting relationships! She is your primary contact person to assist you and connect you with the specialized skills offered by our team of consultants.

To contact Kelly, call (413) 420-0183 , ext. 101 or email by clicking here.


Common Capital Business Assistance Consultants:

Crystal Childs is a marketing specialist with an enviable claim to fame. Her experience in growing awareness for clients comes from the time she spent in the offices of the experts at Twitter, Facebook and Google and her ongoing connections with the online gurus. The founder and owner of Splash Marketing and Creative in Westfield, Crystal partners with us at Common Capital to help our clients build social media marketing plans that raise awareness and translate into business growth and success. Crystal’s been in the graphic design and marketing industry for 16 years. To read Crystal’s full interview in the January 2017 edition of Common Cents, click HERE.



The Creative, a marketing collaboration based in Northampton, Massachusetts, made up of three women business owners. Pictured at left they are: Janice Beetle, Maureen Scanlon and Ruth Griggs. Together, they offer strategic marketing, messaging and design services, and they provide our clients with the opportunity for comprehensive marketing and communications services, including assistance with advertising campaigns, branding, public relations, print collateral, strategic marketing planning and fundraising campaigns. Janice is a writer who specializes in helping clients with media relations. Ruth specializes in marketing and communications strategy, and Maureen creates award-winning graphic design, working across all visual media with an emphasis in branding, identity systems, advertising and print publications.


Jen Turner, MBA has spent the last several years using her expertise in financial and operational strategies to assist Common Capital clients.  Recent projects have focused on assisting a variety of small businesses in the Pioneer Valley navigate their changing environments and strengthening their financial health.  Adept at set-up, clean-up and forensic accounting projects, she can help with specific bookkeeping, financial statement and budgeting questions.