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Ms. Grace Fricks Covington

President and Chief Executive Officer

Appalachian Community Enterprises Inc

Direct Phone: (678) ***-**** ext. ***       

Email: f***@***.org

Appalachian Community Enterprises Inc

3173 Hwy 129 North

Cleveland, Georgia 30528

United States

Company Description

At Appalachian Community Enterprises, we provide hope and opportunity for people to create financial freedom. We do this by providing small business loans, financial education, coaching and connections so that North Georgians can fulfill their dreams, cre ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Board Member
Association for Enterprise Opportunity

Affiliations

Membership Chair
Virginia Microenterprise Network

National Appalachian Capital Advisory Committee
Appalachian Regional Commission

Associate Member
Georgia Bankers Association

Board Member
North Georgia Technical College

Membership Chair
Rotary Club of White County

Treasurer of the Georgia Micro Enterprise Network, Treasurer
People PAC

Treasurer
Georgia Microenterprise Network

Education

MBA

The University of Memphis

MBA

University of Memphis

PhD
Chemistry
Harvard

Web References (121 Total References)


Fricks founded Access to ...

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Fricks founded Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs (ACE) in 1997 and began lending services in 1999.Named as one of the 100 Most Influential Georgians Read More

Grace Fricks PRESIDENT AND CEO, ACCESS TO CAPITAL FOR ENTREPRENEURS (ACE)


Speaking on Thursday's panel, "Social ...

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Speaking on Thursday's panel, "Social Investing: So What is a CDFI and Why Are They Important to Communities?", Grace Fricks, CEO of ACE Loans in Georgia, told the audience, "The American Dream isn't possible for any of us if it's not possible for low-income people." Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) like ACE Loans are having enormous success serving the financial needs of low-wealth communities across the region.


About Us – Board of Directors | ACE Loans

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Board Member: Grace Fricks, MBA.ACE President and CEO. Fricks is the founder of Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs and owner of a small business.


About Us – Staff | ACE Loans

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GRACE FRICKS, President and CEO, MBA

Grace Fricks is the founder and CEO of Appalachian Community Enterprises (ACE), now known as Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs. ACE is a non-profit organization and Community Development Financial Institution that provides loans to start and grow businesses in Georgia. ACE also offers its borrowers business development resources to create sustainable businesses. Since 1999, ACE has provided more than $9 million in microloans thus creating or retaining more than 2500 jobs. In 2009, ACE founded Georgia Green Loans, www.georgiagreenloans.org, a statewide partnership providing loans to help small businesses "green-ovate. She currently serves on the national Appalachian Capital Advisory Committee of the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), is a member of the Advisory Board for Enterprise to Empower (En2Em),a Georgia Institute of Technology student-led organization and serves on the Policy Committee for Opportunity Finance Network. Fricks is a past member of the board of directors of the national trade association, Association for Enterprise Opportunity, (AEO) and is past treasurer of Georgia Microenterprise Network (GMEN). Ms. Fricks, a small business owner for over 15 years, is a former board member of the National Association of Women Business Owners, Atlanta chapter. Other community work includes former Board of White County Rotary Club and former Trustee of the Board of North Georgia Technical College. Ms. Fricks was the 2005 recipient of the Founders Award for GMEN.


2012 Annual Meeting - Southeastern Council of Foundations

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Speaking on Thursday's panel, "Social Investing: So What is a CDFI and Why Are They Important to Communities?", Grace Fricks, CEO of ACE Loans in Georgia, told the audience, "The American Dream isn't possible for any of us if it's not possible for low-income people." Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) like ACE Loans are having enormous success serving the financial needs of low-wealth communities across the region.

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