Kenneth M. Franasiak, CEO and chairman of Calamar, headquartered in Wheatfield, recently was appointed to his second term with the Small Business Administration.
The SBA is an entity of the federal government that has been helping United States small businesses with financial assistance ranging from small loans to substantial debt and equity investment capital since 1953. The SBA also provides free counseling and low-cost training to both new and promising entrepreneurs to established small businesses throughout the United States.
"I am honored to have been appointed to the SBA board," said Franasiak. "Small business is the backbone of America. To be able to participate in developing programs and facilitate ideas that enrich and enable the entrepreneurial spirit is an opportunity I am thoroughly enjoying."
Calamar is a full-service real estate firm comprised of construction, development, property management and finance and investment divisions for commercial and large-scale residential properties in the Northeast & Midwest regions.