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.

Consultant:  Crystal Childs

Company Name: Splash Marketing and Creative
Area of Expertise: Marketing and Branding
Good to know: Crystal has a sharp eye for design and fun approach to social media marketing.  With tons of top level experience in the social media marketing industry, Crystal keeps our borrowers well informed about how to keep up in this fast paced online world of marketing.

WEBSITE / EMAIL / 413-642-8445 / Westfield

Consultant: Sandra Costello

Company Name: Sandra Costello Photography
Area of Expertise: Photography – Professional and branded head shots, Team photos, Events, and Lifestyle photographs
Good to know:  Sandra has a specific charm that brings out the heart and beauty of her subjects!  If you are afraid of being in front of a camera- Sandra will make the process from beginning to end feel magical!

WEBSITE / EMAIL / 413-427-1676 / Easthampton

Consultant: Dakota L. Cotton Smith

Company Name: A.C.T. Marketing and Business Solutions, Inc.
Area of Expertise: Social Media Marketing, Business Planning and Development, Cost and Pricing Analysis, Market Research and Analysis, Business Strategy, Management Consulting, Event Planning, Website Design and Development and Graphic Design.
Good to know:  Dakota has a BIG love for the details of business, he gives each and every project all of his attention and passion.  His commitment to the community and his drive for excellence is infectious.

WEBSITE / EMAIL / 413-250-4904 / Longmeadow

Consultant:  Gina DiStefano Fernandez

Company Name: GDF Coaching, LLC
Area of Expertise: Leadership, Recruiting, Effective Networking Skills, Conflict Resolution, Increasing Sales, Workshops and Trainings.
Good to know: Gina can get you from where you are now to the next place you want to be.  Feeling stuck, uncertain, need a boost- this woman is pure motivation wrapped up in inspiration.

WEBSITE / EMAIL / 413-888-8711 / West Springfield

Consultant:  Ruth Griggs and The Creative

Area of Expertise: Marketing, Messaging, Design
Good to know: Ruth is a marketing strategist who works with you and a team of creatives who produce beautiful, quality work.  They match their specific talents with your needs and work tirelessly with you to deliver the best results possible for your business or organization.

WEBSITE  / 413-727-3354 / Northampton

Consultant: Don Lesser and Mannie White

Company Name: Pioneer Training
Area of Expertise: Computer Software Training, Microsoft Suite, Database Development and Management, QuickBooks, Google, Website Design and SEO
Good to know: Pioneer Training is your go to trainer in the valley. They have all the skills to make you more successful at your job. Either in-class or onsite training is available.  They also offer programming for database development, office automation, and WordPress website development.  If you are a small business dealing with lots of data- call Don or Mannie.

WEBSITE / EMAIL / 413-387-1040 / Northampton

Consultant:  Jill Monson-Bishop

Company Name: Inspired Marketing, Inc.
Area of Expertise: Social Media, Marketing Process and Strategy
Good to know: In addition to being entirely inspired through your work with Jill, you will also receive some of the best all-around advertising and marketing support that you could hope for!  Jill is thorough and comprehensive in her work and truly enjoys working with businesses of all sizes.

WEBSITE / EMAIL / 413-303-0101 / Springfield

Consultant:  Lyle Phipps, CPA

Company Name: Prepared Accounting PC
Area of Expertise: CPA, Tax Preparation, Advance Financial Accounting, Debt Restructuring and Finance
Area of Expertise: Partnership, corporate and individual taxation, tax structuring, tax resolution, tax compliance / preparation, and accounting systems design for small businesses.
Good to know:  Prepared Accounting provides tech-forward accounting service on mobile, cloud based platforms.  From books to tax planning and preparation, Prepared Accounting provides small businesses with strategic tools to get ready for financial success.

WEBSITE / EMAIL / 413-345-6767 / Northampton

Consultant:  Wendy Poirier

Company Name: Meticulous Matters, Inc.
Area of Expertise: Bookkeeping, Advanced Financial Acc. Including Projections and Financial Statement, QuickBooks Products
Good to know: Exceptional with details and able to teach others with grace and patience.  Wendy will change your entire relationship with bookkeeping and numbers.

WEBSITE / EMAIL / 413-265-3088 / South Hadley

Consultant:  Jennifer Turner, MBA

Area of Expertise: Financial and Operation Analysis
Good to know: Jen is a wiz at pulling numbers together and making sense of all kinds of information! She is exceptional at supporting folks through the loan application process, bookkeeping catastrophes and building expert financial systems. You need a budget? Jen is a pro!

WEBSITE / EMAIL / 413-345-2439 / Belchertown