ED  Pathway Lending


     Office Locations:

201 Venture Circle
Nashville, TN 37228
Phone: 615-425-7171
Fax: 615-425-7172



  • Early
  • Expansion
  • Growth



  • Business Services
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Software & Internet



    Formerly Southeast Community Capital, Pathway Lending is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) as certified by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Founded in 1999, Pathway Lending provides loans to businesses lacking access to traditional financing options throughout Tennessee. In the ten years since its inception, Pathway Lending has grown to more than $137 million in assets and has made more than 553 loans to 400 plus companies totaling more than $57 million. Pathway Lending loans have facilitated the creation of more than 1,625 new full-time jobs while maintaining or retaining more than 3,750 jobs. Pathway Lending is headquartered in Nashville and currently has offices in Knoxville, Tri-Cities, and Jackson. Loans totaled $40.2 million in 2017.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Alice Beshara Project Manager
    Amy Bunton EVP and COO
    Barbara Harris CPA EVP and Chief Financial Officer
    Bob Lancaster Business Advisory Services Director
    Brandon England Energy Efficiency Loan Program Director


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